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  • Actors visit Shoreditch site

    MOLA team
    23.03.2009

    Actors Sir Ian McKellen and Paul McGann were among the visitors last week to a site where Museum of London Archaeology recently uncovered remains of what is believed to be The Theatre, London’s first purpose-built playhouse.

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  • Love’s Labour Found: Shakespeare’s First Playhouse Confirmed

    MOLA team
    06.03.2009

    The location of London’s first purpose built playhouse, called The Theatre, has been confirmed by Museum of London Archaeology following investigation of the site, currently a disused warehouse, in Shoreditch, Hackney.

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  • Chiswick House

    MOLA team
    25.09.2008

    This summer, MoLAS has been carrying out an evaluation at Chiswick House, W4. The work is part of the ongoing investigation of the gardens prior to their proposed remodelling and reinstatement by English Heritage.

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  • Much ado about Something in Shoreditch: Shakespeare’s first theatre uncovered

    MOLA team
    06.08.2008

    In one of the most exciting finds of recent years, Museum of London archaeologists have unearthed the remains of what is believed to be one of London’s earliest playhouses.

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  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre

    MOLA team
    04.08.2008

    The Museum of London Archaeology Historic Buildings and Photographic Teams have recently undertaken a survey of the Grade II* listed Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

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