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Shakespeare's Birthday - Storytelling

Shakespeare, where are you?

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Sunday 23 April 2017, 11.00am & 1.00pm

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe

Tickets Running Time
£12 Adult | £10 Child (All those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.) 1 hour
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Who on earth was Shakespeare? As it turns out, no one really knows!

We don’t know how he became an actor or when he began writing plays, we don’t even know if April 23rd was his actual birthday…

But as he’s one of the most famous writers of all time, maybe we should try and find out?

Join our wonderful storyteller James Askill as he tries to discover who the mysterious Mr William Shakespeare really was.

Suitable for ages 7+

Directed by Simon Scardifield 
Written by Jamie Askill and Simon Scardifield