1: The history of the Martini with Rob Brandt

Robert Brandt is an illustrator by trade but, true to the spirit of the Odditorium, this talk is not about his day job but a different passion: drinking. And not any drink. You won’t find Rob wandering the streets with a bottle of Blue Nun in his hands. A connoisseur of the finer things in life, Rob’s favourite tipple is the Martini. Here he regales the audience with the history of the legendary drink and emphatically explains why James Bond’s famous ‘Vodka Martini, shaken but not stirred’ does not feature in his talk.