Acorn Theatre

Adam Hart-Davis: The Weird and Wacky World of Comic Artist William Heath Robinson


An entertaining talk by Adam Hart-Davis on the funny drawings of comic artist William Heath Robinson.

In his latest book ‘Very Heath Robinson’, Adam looks at the artist’s imaginative and absurdly ingenious world. It tells the stories of rapid technological and social change that lay beneath Heath Robinson’s whimsical fantasies. In this session, Adam will be talking about Heath Robinson’s drawings and will refer to his final chapter, ‘Cars, Planes and Flying Trains’, taking the audience on a journey through Heath Robinson’s imagination of future transport.