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Blackfriars, the Parish, The Choir Boys, and the Theater
Explore the Blackfriars parish, the Puritans who lived there, and how Shakespeare finally launched a theater in this elite district.
Card Games That Were Popular for Shakespeare
Card games in Shakespeare’s lifetime, the artwork on the decks of cards, and King James’ favorite game with our guest, David Parlett.
Lost plays and how historians find them again
Explore the history of Lost Plays, the ones we know were written but we no longer have copies. Find out what happened to the originals, and what survives to tell their tale.