London’s Earliest Playhouse Rediscovered

Archaeologists believe they have found the remains the earliest purpose-built playhouse in Britain. The Red Lion is believed to have been built around 1567 and is thought to be the first purpose-built theatre of the Elizabethan era but its location has long been disputed but archaeologists are as certain as they can be that they have found its remains at a site in the East End of London.

Here are links to two stories.
BBC News
The Guardian

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