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:
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Small Theatre, Big Heart», 1.9km
Matinee With A Difference», 0.5km
A Puppet Barge not to be missed», 3.0km
Trafalgar Studio's», 1.0km
Punch and Judy Birthplace», 0.6km
The Royal Court Theatre», 2.6km
Lupino Lane lived here», 3.0km
Scene of the Flying Man!», 1.9km
Comedian Little Tich lived here», 6.0km