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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:
Magic St Georges Hall», 1.2km
Sir John Gielgud's birthplace», 3.6km
Wiltons Music Hall», 2.0km
The Royal Opera House», 0.6km
Comedian Little Tich lived here», 6.0km
The Globe Theatre», 1.0km
Michael Crawford's Penthouse», 2.5km
Fortune Street Park», 0.8km
Trafalgar Studio's», 1.0km
Italia Conti Theatre Academy», 0.6km