About Alice Roberts: Crypt

Running time  Start: 7.30pm. Interval: 8.30pm. End: 9.30pm

Professor Alice Roberts launches her new book, Crypt. This final instalment of her acclaimed trilogy delves into life, death, and disease in the Middle Ages and beyond.

Alice looks at the archaeological evidence for terrible brutality directed at an ethnic minority in medieval England, she explores the impact of incurable epidemics sweeping through Europe and looks at how modern science is unlocking secrets from the watery grave of the Mary Rose shipwreck. She also reveals how archaeogenetic research is uncovering cryptic clues and shedding new light on diseases such as leprosy, syphilis and the plague.

Professor Alice Roberts’ charismatic and engaging style has captivated audiences from all backgrounds for over two decades. Don't miss this unique opportunity to join her for a fascinating evening, learn more about her latest book and even bag yourself a signed copy!

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