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Comedy of Errors 1st Performance
This is where The Comedy of Errors was first performed.
Location: Gray's Inn Hall, South Square, Holborn
Description: This is the fabulous Gray's Inn Hall where it is recorded that the first ever performance of William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors took place.
A company of base and common fellows, is mentioned in the Gesta Grayorum (The Deeds of Gray) as having occurred in Gray's Inn Hall on Dec. 28, 1594.
Queen Elizabeth I was a regular visitor, as was Francis Bacon.
The impressive and ancient chestnut screen here is reputed to come from one of the 1588 Spanish Armada ships.
Tagged in this Tour: Elizabethan & Stuart London
Tagged in this Tour:
Sir John Gielgud's birthplace», 3.6km
The Apollo Theatre», 1.0km
The Savoy Theatre», 0.7km
Wiltons Music Hall», 2.0km
Derek Jacobi lived here», 6.1km
Scene of the Flying Man!», 1.9km
Oscar Wilde Statue», 0.8km
Michael Crawford's Penthouse», 2.5km
The Shaftesbury Theatre», 0.6km
St Martins Theatre», 0.7km