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#14 Audite: with Mai Musié

#14 Audite: with Mai Musié

October 28, 2019

For this episode I had the pleasure of taking the train into Oxford to meet the fabulous Mai Musié, the Knowledge Exchange Project Officer at Oxford University. We talked about her work at the university along with her many other projects, her own Classical education, and the importance of reframing Classics as a subject that has something for everyone. 

#13: Audite at TLP Summer School 2019

#13: Audite at TLP Summer School 2019

October 4, 2019

This is a very special episode with some very special interviewees. I went along to Pimlico Academy for the first day of our inaugural Summer School and asked a few pupils who have been taught by The Latin Programme in their schools if they wouldn't mind chatting to me about all things Latin. 

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#12 Audite: with Caroline Lawrence

#12 Audite: with Caroline Lawrence

September 6, 2019

This week I caught up with Caroline Lawrence, author of The Roman Mysteries, The Roman Quests and Time Travel Diaries to name but a few! We met in the London Mithraeum to talk about the writing process, the inspiration behind her work, and her won classical education. 

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#11 Audite: with Maria Wyke, Professor of Latin at UCL

#11 Audite: with Maria Wyke, Professor of Latin at UCL

August 1, 2019

My guest this week is Maria Wyke, Professor of Latin at University College London. Maria and I we talk about everything from her own Classical education, to presentations of Ancient Rome in film, to the ways we can use the ancient world to understand ourselves. Maria also had some excellent advice for young pupils of Latin who might be asking ‘why’ they’re studying an apparently dead language.

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#10 Audite: with Holland Park School at Leighton House Museum

#10 Audite: with Holland Park School at Leighton House Museum

July 10, 2019

Over the last few months, TLP has been working with a group of Year 8s from Holland Park School at beautiful Leighton House Museum, the former home of the English painter and sculptor Fredric Leighton, to introduce the class to some subjects they hadn’t yet had the chance to tackle. Over the course of this episode, some seriously talented young people will give you a taste of what went on in their sessions through raps, poems, songs, and interviews.

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#9 Audite: with Legonium’s Anthony Gibbins

#9 Audite: with Legonium’s Anthony Gibbins

June 27, 2019

My guest this week is Legonium’s Anthony Gibbins. You might already know Anthony’s work from his Twitter presence @tutubuslatin and/or legonium.com where Latin meets Lego to form fun resources for learning the language. We caught up on Skype to talk about what inspired Anthony to start Legonium, the novel that moved him to learn Latin, and some tricks of the teaching trade.  

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#8 Audite: with Fiona Macintosh

#8 Audite: with Fiona Macintosh

June 13, 2019

My guest this week is Fiona Macintosh, Professor of Classical Reception, Director of the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, and Curator of the Ioannou Centre at Oxford University. We chat about the influence of the classics on English literature and its place in our modern world, her own path to her classical education, and the lessons she’s learned as a teacher.

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#7 Audite: with Charlotte Higgins

#7 Audite: with Charlotte Higgins

May 30, 2019

My guest this week is Charlotte Higgins, Chief Culture Writer at The Guardian and author of Under Another Sky: Journeys In Roman Britain and This New Noise: The Extraordinary Birth and Troubled Life of the BBC. Charlotte is currently working on a third book, which we discuss over the course of the podcast alongside the beginnings of her Latin education, her admiration for a particularly excellent and important teacher, and the ways in which the classical world has informed her journalism.

#6 Audite: with TLP teacher Alex MacKeith

#6 Audite: with TLP teacher Alex MacKeith

May 16, 2019

This week I was joined by one of our Latin Programme teachers, Alex MacKeith. Alex has a BA in Classics and an MPhil in Classical Literature for which he specialised in Greek tragedy and poetry of the late Roman Republic. He teaches Latin to Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 in our schools in Central and North London. We talked about Alex’s own classical education, some tricks of the teaching trade, and what he tells his students who ask why on earth he’s teaching them a dead language.

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#5 Audite: with Nat and Jamie from Sound Skool

#5 Audite: with Nat and Jamie from Sound Skool

May 2, 2019

I recorded this episode a few weeks ago towards the end of my time with Nat and Jamie, two volunteers from Sound Skool, a London-based music industry college that prepares 16-19-year-olds for a career in music. Nat and Jamie took over all my creative output for those two weeks, creating new ways to use our social media, researching and drawing mythology storyboards, and even acting as grips on a day of filming. It was such a pleasure to have them with me!

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