Episode I: Who wishes to speak?

Athens was the birth place of democracy, isegoria and parrhesia – the Greek words for equal and uninhibited speech. What did free speech entail for a comedian, a philosopher, an orator and the ordinary citizen of ancient Athens? Was Socrates a free speech martyr or a seditious enemy of democracy? And how far was Demosthenes willing go to become one of the greatest orators of ancient Greece? Find out in Episode I.