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Saturday 25 May

“Literature and Football”: A Pre-Match Panel (followed by the Champions League final)

What can Zidane’s headbutt teach us about Camus? What is Shakespeare implying when Kent calls Oswald a “base football player” (King Lear)? Why is Joey Barton like Ezra Pound? These questions and more will come under the scrutiny of our expert panelists Dennis Duncan, Joe Brooker, Adam Smyth and James Kidd as they discuss the relationship between football and literature. The event will be followed by the Champions League final, screened in the same venue.

When? 18:00-21:45
Where? College Arms, Store Street, WC1E 7DH