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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:
Her Majesty's Theatre», 1.0km
The Granville Theatre», 4.9km
Clown Joseph Grimaldi lived here», 0.5km
Trafalgar Studio's», 1.0km
Thesp Alastair Sim lived here», 3.8km
Wood Green Empire», 5.0km
Punch and Judy Birthplace», 0.6km
Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre», 1.4km
A Puppet Barge not to be missed», 3.0km
Sir John Gielgud's birthplace», 3.6km