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Going to the theatre was a popular pastime in Shakespeare's day. Just about everyone in London went to the theatre, but what did they go and see?
Learn about the people who wrote plays and what they were about in this Writing Plays fact sheet.
Playwrights in Shakespeare’s time used language to describe ‘special effects’ much of the time; but acting companies could also produce very dramatic special effects.
Discover how the Globe uses special effects, trap doors and more in this Fact Sheet.