How The English Laughed in the 18th Century (Winter Lecture Series No. 3)
Lecture | McCrum Theatre
Thursday 8 February 2018 - 18:30 until 20:00
Speaker: Vic Gatrell, Emeritus Professor of History, Essex University, and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College.
The cartoon prints by Cruickshank, Rowlandson, Gillray and others tells us how laughter and satire influenced the political and social attitudes not only of the Georgian era, but also form the origins of our attitudes toward sex, celebrity and satire today.
This event has been organised by the Cambridgeshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.