Museum transports actors back to Shakespearian London

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Museum transports actors back to Shakespearian London
2nd December 2014

The Museum of London has helped actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company research their latest production of Henry IV by guiding them through a tour of Shakespeare’s London and the items that have been recovered from the time period he lived in. 
Rare artifacts that inspired some of the greatest work by Shakespeare are on display there including a map of the playwright's commute. 
The actors spent the day with school children from Eastbury Comprehensive School to find out how the museum is making Shakespeare more interesting and accessible to young Londoners. They were given the same hands on history lesson by the museum's Head of Archaeological Collections and Archive, Roy Stephenson.

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