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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

When the original Globe Theatre was built in 1599, it was considered one of the most technologically advanced buildings of its time. It soon became one of the most famous playhouses in England. The theatre was home to many of Shakespeare's greatest plays, including "Hamlet," "King Lear," and "Macbeth."
April 17, 2022
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Shakespeare wasn't good enough

The first ever printed reference to William Shakespeare was in a pamphlet against his work! It shows that by 1592 he was already making waves in the theatrical world for his writing and had created green-eyed monsters from other playwrights. 
April 16, 2022
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Richard Tarleton - An Elizabethan Clown

Richard Tarleton was the most famous clown of the Elizabethan age. 
January 3, 2022
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Why did the Globe Theatre close?

The beginning of the Globe doesn't start in Southwark. It starts in Shoreditch.
January 3, 2022
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London's First Theatre

Learn more about London's first two theatres that were built in Shoreditch.
January 3, 2022
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The Bard's Birthday

On the Bard's birthday, this blog explores his link to Bankside, including the tomb he ordered.
January 3, 2022
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