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London’s Top 10 Secret Shakespearean Spots

Around 1590 when Shakespeare landed in London, he was only 26 years old during that time. Shakespeare stayed in different cities in London.

Here are the top ten Shakespearean spots on London

THE BOOK THAT SAVED SHAKESPEARE

First Folio is the most significant book of English Language that can be seen in British Library. Duplicate copies of Shakespeare plays were scattered in London. Henry Condell and John Heminge, Shakespeare friends, gathered Shakespeare’s true collection of 1623.

After the death of Shakespeare, his 18 plays were not yet printed. First Folio set aside different masterpieces including Julius Caesar, The Tempest Alive and Macbeth.

GET BANNED FROM THE WRITERS BOOZER

George Inn is made up of cobbled yard and comfortable low ceilings. The Inn is next to the London Bridge and it is best to pettifog in these places.

Shakespeare already visited these places including the venue of Elizabethan plays. Shakespeare also performed on the stage.

SHAKESPEARE IN SUPPRESSION

Strolling around the Saint John’s Gate and covering Farringdon station were only some of the Shakespearean History.  During the time of Shakespeare “The Master of the Revels” sits at the Saint John’s Gate although the ancient gate is very impressive enough.

Revels Office will be the one to choose who will be performing a play and determine the plays that are suppressed.

DISCOVER THE LOCATION OF THE GLOBE THEATER

The Globe Theater is located at The Rose Theater, however the major parts of it is lying below Southwark Bridge and Georgian Building. Where Shakespeare playing company built a plaque which marks the theater location once stood.

The Rose Theater was a first purpose built theater where Shakespeare performs one of its plays. Actually Titus Andronicus and Henry VI also premiered in this theater. Today, different plays were still performing at the Rose Theater.

SHAKESPEAR AS BRUISER

London Bankside part runs in Borough Market to away from the white wall reinterpreting Shakespeare Globe, however when Shakespeare is still on the industry it was occupied of bear-baiting, brawling and booze.

Shakespeare was involved in farming up William Waite on the medieval streets of Bankside’s. However, before he was summoned by the judge, the he already settled out the case in the court.

THE POET’S PRODUCT PLACEMENT

Shakespeare answered the Henry VI a nod, regarding Southwark’s stew control. During the time of Shakespeare, The Castle and The Hoop is very popular because it is place where you can see a group of prostitute women.

The famous prostitution place now a crowded place with many tourist inns known as “The Anchor”.

LIFT THE CURTAIN ON SHAKESPEARE FIRST THEATER

In 1500s London’s fashionable Shore ditch area was only for theaters, but today it is full of technology heads, stylish houses designs and trendy taprooms.

Shakespeare step the board during its first successful play in Britain.  The theater was recently discovered after how many years of existence. It is now sited in New Inn Broadway opposing the location of Amnesty International. Another sign to find the broadways is the 18 Hewett St. honoring the “The Curtain Theater”. Shakespeare also acted in this theater.

THE FIRST PRODUCTION OF TWELFTH NIGHT

Shakespeare was gone in London’s Great Fire. The Middle Temple Court is completely pruned gardens. The main hall of the temple are made up of screen (wooden carved) and its roof is composed of hammer beam. Twelfth night first production takes place on this room in 1602.

VISIT LONDON’S ONLY SHAKESPEAREAN SHRINE

David Garrick is an actor who made a personal shrine for Shakespeare.  The shrine is composed of different Shakespeare relics and memorabilia’s like daggers, Shakespeare statue and signet ring. Sadly after the death of Garrick some of these were offered for auction.

SHAKESPEARE IN STAINED GLASS AND STATUES

Shakespeare devotees build different Shakespeare statues at Leicester Square and Poet’s Corner and probably another Shakespeare statue will lie down in the Southwark Cathedral.

Saint Helen’s church was the local parish of Shakespeare in year 1950s. However the church window is made up stained glass which represents Shakespeare, to prove people that they already forgive him.

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