Shakespeare & Shoreditch Promenade Visual, Theatrical Treat

South East England, England
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About this experience

This all new tour takes Shakespeare's London working life back to its roots. Led by professional actor guide, meeting by Cannon Street Station, north of the river, to view the world renowned Globe theatre, tracing its story backwards to its place of inception in Shoreditch via key points in the history of the Elizabethan Renaissance Theatre and Playhouses. The actor guide will recount the history of the first ever British theatre, including appropriate Shakespearian speeches and quotes at key points on the walk, packed with history, literature, theatricality, comedy, tragedy, fact, fiction and drama. but also includes modern sights and sounds, cultural references, superb street art in Shoreditch, an exciting cut through the Barbican estate, crossing boundaries and genres on the way. Approx 2 hour and 20 minute tour includes a 20 minute interval at the Barbican Arts Centre, home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, ending on Curtain Road, Shoreditch.

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    • Spring
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    • St Pancras railway station

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