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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.


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.


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.


London’s Alleys – Ireland Yard, EC4

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.