EDWARD ALLEYN & BANKSIDE – HISTORY WALK
SUNDAY 3rd OCTOBER 2010 AT 2:30PM
Edward Alleyn, the founder of the Dulwich Estate and celebrated Elizabethan actor, performed at the Rose Theatre on Bankside and was also Church Warden of St Saviour’s Southwark (now Southwark Cathedral). Southwark history expert Stephen Humphrey will relate the history of this ancient church and its connection with Alleyn. Archeologist Harvey Sheldon, who discovered the site of the Rose Theatre, will talk about the Elizabethan Stage, and local historian Brian Green will discuss the political and social tensions which overshadowed the staging of plays at that time.
Meet at the south door to Southwark Cathedral
Nearest tube - London Bridge
Tickets £5 – payable on the day