In 1598 Shakespeare's
acting company carried the timbers
from the dismantled Theatre across the Thames to Bankside.
There they used the timbers as the frame of their new playhouse
they called the Globe. In 1613 it burnt down but they
again rebuilt it. For more details click on the link.
we believe the original Globe looked like
In 1989 the Museum of London excavated a small
section of the Globe's foundations. Here's what they found.
The Globe's great rival playhouse, its star Edward Alleyn and owner
The American actor Sam Wanamaker worked
hard for decades to make the new Globe a reality,
but he didn't live to see it built. Here's the story
of how the new Shakespeare's Globe came to be built
on London's Bankside in the 1990's
A list of links to details and my reviews of every season since
1997 at Shakespeare's Globe
My list of recommended books about the Globe,
the Rose and other playhouses of the time may be found in the
section of the Well Furlong
If you so wish, you may go on to buy many of the volumes in our Book
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