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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.


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.