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A tourist's guide to Shakespeare's London

September 13th, 2016

Episode 473 of 481 episodes

Discover what it was like to wander the streets of Shakespeare's London. Though large portions of the city from Shakespeare's time have since been destroyed by fire, war and developers, a surprising number of buildings and places still survive.Author David Thomas discusses the sights, cuisine and pastimes of 16th century Londoners, while providing insight into what it was like to be a tourist during Shakespeare's lifetime.Please note that there are occasional disruptions to the sound quality during this recording.

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