WOLVERHAMPTON LITERATURE FESTIVAL
FRIDAY 26TH - SUNDAY 28TH JANUARY 2018
AESOP – THE GRASSHOPPER YEARS
BY JONATHON COLLINGS
BANTOCK HOUSE MUSEUM
Sun 28th January - 5.30pm
Aesop was… a philosopher, a con artist, an astute politician, a prototype Jeeves, a clown, a master storyteller… Or was he?
He was also a slave… Or was he?
And he was certainly very ugly… Or was he?
Following the success of his “Haunted Dickens” at last year’s festival, Jonathan Collings returns with a brand new show, funny, exciting, and intriguing.
Based on unreliable Classical sources, and drawing freely on the famous Fables, “Aesop – The Grasshopper Years” tells the story of a man who ducked and dived, twisted and turned, rose to fame and fortune, and could always talk his way out of a tricky situation.
Or could he?