Greek Myths: True Stories

About the Show

The plots of Greek myths - from Hercules to Oedipus, Adonis to Atlas - have leaked into our lives, providing inspiration for artists from Botticelli to Goya and sources for stories from Hamlet to Happy Days. In this film, Robin Lane Fox uncovers the truth behind Greek myths and gods, revealing the stories, people, journeys and topography that provided the source material.