Historian Lester Hillman will be giving a free virtual talk on Dan Dare, exploring his continuing appeal, and connections with Britain’s capital, city in January 2021, organised by London’s Guildhall Library.
The Eagle comic and Frank Hampson’s creation Dan Dare launched in the City of London at Shoe Lane seventy years ago. It found its way into a million households and a generation.
Lester Hillman, an expert on London who also gives guided walks around tge city and regularly gives talks on a diverse range of subjects, will explore the phenomenon and how links to real and fictional astronauts have been at the very heart of the City and its institutions since.
• Online Talk: Dan Dare – Pilot of the Future – a talk by Lester Hillman | 2.00 – 3.00pm Wednesday 6th January 2021 | Free but registration required – book here