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The Rose Playhouse

The Rose Playhouse

Visitors are able to see a sound and light show telling the history of the Rose Theatre, where Shakespeare learned his craft, and Bankside. Built in 1587 by Philip Henslowe, this was Bankside's first theatre. The remains of the theatre were discovered on the site in Park Street in 1989 when development work was taking place. They have been preserved under the new office block and the public now have access to the site for the first time in 10 years. The exhibition aims to raise money for the re-excavation, preservation and permenant display of the site.

56 Park Street, London SE1 9AR
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Nearest tube station: Blackfriars (616 yards)
Tel: (020) 7261 9565
Twitter: @RoseTheatreSE1
Open: Sat 10am-5pm
Admission FREE
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