Take a trip back in time to 16th century London life and visit the courtyards, beautiful churches and squares that the great Bard himself frequented with this Shakespeare in the City Walking Tour for Two. Accompanied by your expert tour guide, once a Shakespearian actor himself, you'll venture off the path well travelled and discover a whole new side of London's North bank as you piece together the connections of Shakespeare's life, his friends, loves and his inimitable work. Delivered with verve and flair at every turn, your tour will visit the only two exact locations of Shakespeare's London homes, visit the site of the Globe's long forgotten sister, the Blackfriars Theatre and see a practically unknown monument created from one of Shakespeare's most iconic speeches. You'll see the spot where it is believed he penned Othello, King Lear and Macbeth, as well as some of the churches known to him. As well as this, you'll discover more about Shakespeare the man, and his troubled and complex personal life. A particularly popular addition, you'll hear some of Shakespeare's sublime speeches, delivered with aplomb by your expert guide. A unique tour combining scholarly expertise with thespian pizzazz, there's no better way to explore the life and times of the Bard in the capital.
Need to Know
Your tour will get underway outside the exit of Blackfriars underground station, where you will be met by your expert guide. Once the tour gets underway it will last for approximately 2 hours and explore some of the most amazing and lesser known London locations that played a part in Shakespeare's life in the capital.