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London attractions: Learn about the Bard's London at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Published: Thursday 2nd of August 2012

People looking for things to do in London could learn about one of the most iconic figures in English literature at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

Visitors can tour the iconic space, with expert guides bringing it to life with colourful anecdotes of the originally 1599 Globe, the 1990s reconstruction process and how it works today.

In the engaging exhibition, which is situated under the Globe Theatre, Shakespeare fans can explore the life of the genius Bard.

Visitors can explore photographs taken from the Globe to Globe festival - a marathon of performances which saw more than 600 actors take to the iconic stage.

It looks at the London in which he would have lived, with the notorious district surrounding the Globe being full of raucous taverns and bawdy-houses.

In its 2012 theatre season, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre has seen some of the writer's most famous works being staged, including Henry V, Richard III and Twelfth Night.

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Posted by Samantha Reed

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