All@Alleyns: Shakespeare, a potted history of the upstart cow

Date of past event:

24th April 2019

Report:

Wednesday 24th April, 5.00 pm

Shakespeare: a potted history of the ‘upstart crow’ – Claire Heindl (English)

What do we know about the most famous of English playwrights and his place at the heart of the dynamic (and sometimes dangerous) world of Elizabethan theatre? From explosive performances, plague and posthumous publication to a still-thriving life-after-death, revisit the story of Ned Alleyn’s best known contemporary.