Sat 15 Nov 2014
TakeOver 14 Festival - A Solo Play About Robert Hooke. Christopher Wren loved him. Isaac Newton loathed him. Robert Hooke was a fine artist, brilliant scientist, extraordinary engineer and an accomplished architect. As Curator of Experiment, he poured out a stream of visionary concepts for the Royal Society on [amongst others] universal gravity, evolution of species and atomic theory … he even anticipated the modern wave theory. Yet after his death, England’s Leonardo was written out of History; even his portrait mysteriously disappeared. Was this ingenious man buried by another Da Vinci plot?