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Sounds of the Streets and Stage in Shakespearean London


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Ben Crystal
Ben Crystal, author of Shakespeare on Toast

How did English sound on the streets and stages of London in 1600?

David and Ben Crystal will take an entertaining look at how English was spoken in Shakespearean London.

What was distinctive about the language, and how did the diversity of London at that time impact on evolution of language?

This Story of London event will explore the slang, insults and accents of Shakespeare’s London.

See also this great Cafedirect competition.

When
  • 6pm
  • £8 (conc £5) from 020 7401 9919
Where

Nancy W Knowles Lecture Theatre

Shakespeare's Globe
New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT
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Box office: 020 7401 9919

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This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
 
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