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THE LONDON OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE/THE NEW GLOBE THEATRE

Shakespeare was active in London from the 1590s to 1616. This was a time of cultural advances stimulated by the glittering Elizabethan period and the growing consciousness of Renaissance ideas. This course will put into focus the great period of theatre at that time: it will particularly use the texts of plays, maps and panoramas and the importance of archaeology in recent years to recreate the whole range of life in the city.


Sam Wanamaker’s vision in reconstructing a Shakespearean theatre has now become an essential part of present London life. We will be given a full tour explaining the research behind the building and the staging of the plays in their traditional form. We will also visit the Globe Museum with its archaeological and documentary displays.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

26 February 2014 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The University Women's Club
2 Audley Square
London
W1K 1DB


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Tickets:

£44

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info@thecoursestudies.co.uk

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