Date(s) - 31/10/2019
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Literary Arts

From the Charnel-House to the Future of Law Enforcement – It’s Franken Time!

Few books have captivated humanity’s imagination to the degree of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This talk by Richard Stanton begins with the 1818 text before getting elbow-deep in the viscera of the most imaginative and funny re-interpretations of this visionary work. We’ll join Robocop in a future Detroit, see the creature’s rebirth in post-war Iraq, and ask what the modern Prometheus means in the modern age. Come along for a bloody good time.
*Due to the nature of the material, this talk is not suitable for children.
Cost: £5
Book online:
Address: Jerwood Centre, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH

  If you have found these What's On in the Lake District pages useful please help to support Visit Cumbria by Booking Your Accommodation through us. You pay the same lowest rate but sometimes we receive a small commission for this, which helps us to keep our 1,500+ free pages online and updated. Your support helps us to maintain our independence and impartiality and is very much appreciated. Thank you.