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Tickets Alert: Tours of the Boar’s Head Playhouse archaeological excavation
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Boar’s Head Playhouse archaeological excavation

Tickets Alert: Tours of the Boar’s Head Playhouse archaeological excavation

The remains of a Shakespearean-era playhouse in Whitechapel, the Boar’s Head is starting to be uncovered, and this weekend is a chance to have a look.

Sep
30
2019
Shoreditch’s Shakespearean theatre to be opened to the public
Shoreditch’s Shakespearean theatre to be opened to the public

Shoreditch’s Shakespearean theatre to be opened to the public

The remains of a Shakespearean theatre discovered under the streets of Shoreditch will be go on public display next year, as part of a new museum opening on the site.

Aug
29
2018
Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theatre found to have extra large stage
Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theatre found to have extra large stage

Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theatre found to have extra large stage

A Shakespearean theatre stage large enough to stage fight scenes is being uncovered in Shoreditch.

Jan
30
2018
Watch Shakespeare inside Westminster Abbey
Watch Shakespeare inside Westminster Abbey

Watch Shakespeare inside Westminster Abbey

Sir Mark Rylance will return to Westminster Abbey with a company of 23 actors bringing the words of William Shakespeare to life for six special performances in April.

Jan
23
2018
London’s Alleys – Ireland Yard, EC4
London’s Alleys – Ireland Yard, EC4

London’s Alleys – Ireland Yard, EC4

This small alley, with a very decorative pub conceals a lost history of religion, plays, and William Shakespeare.

Jan
08
2018
Hidden tunnel under Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theater
Hidden tunnel under Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theater

Hidden tunnel under Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theater

A three-month excavation in Shoreditch, of Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre has revealed details of a stage that is much longer than originally thought with evidence of a passageway running beneath it.

Nov
10
2016
Ticket Alert: Tours of the Shakespeare archeology site
Ticket Alert: Tours of the Shakespeare archeology site

Ticket Alert: Tours of the Shakespeare archeology site

Take a tour of the Curtain Theatre dig with archaeologists from MOLA who are currently excavating the 16th and 17th century Shakespearean playhouse’s remains.

May
20
2016
Another Shakespearean Display – of Film Props
Another Shakespearean Display – of Film Props

Another Shakespearean Display – of Film Props

Shakespeare wrote for the theatre, and most of us still think of the plays as something to be seen live on a stage, but they also appear on another stage -- the soundstage of a film set.

Apr
24
2016
Ticket Alert: Recite Shakespearean Quotations in the Guildhall
Ticket Alert: Recite Shakespearean Quotations in the Guildhall

Ticket Alert: Recite Shakespearean Quotations in the Guildhall

A stage will be set up in Guildhall Art Gallery's Basinghall Suite with a lectern and a free standing microphone to enable people to read, recite or perform their piece.

Apr
14
2016
A host of Shakespearean talks and walks announced
A host of Shakespearean talks and walks announced

A host of Shakespearean talks and walks announced

As archaeologists from the MOLA prepare to begin the excavation of the Curtain Theatre, a series of events, lectures and walking tours for members of the public has been announced.

Mar
09
2016
Watch a 3D video projection at Guildhall
Watch a 3D video projection at Guildhall

Watch a 3D video projection at Guildhall

A voice reading out Shakespearean quotations while a modern video projection plays on a medieval building that Shakespeare would have known -- a perfect London event.

Mar
05
2016
Shakespeare plays within the remains of an Elizabethan theatre
Shakespeare plays within the remains of an Elizabethan theatre

Shakespeare plays within the remains of an Elizabethan theatre

If you fancy reading out Shakespeare's play within the grounds of Bankside's first theatre, then such an opportunity takes place at the end of this month.

Apr
22
2014