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Shakespeare & The Age of Garrick
Fri 28 October 2016, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
Travel back to London in the 18th Century to discover how William Shakespeare changed from a fairly obscure playwright and poet to a near deity and became one of Britain’s foremost cultural icons.
The man responsible for the cult of Shakespeare was David Garrick the famed actor-managed who worked with a number of others including actors, poets and other cultural figures who took Shakespeare and fashioned him and his characters in their own image before claiming him for their own.