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The Rose Playhouse

The Rose Playhouse was the first Tudor theatre on Bankside, built in 1587 and is now an archaeological relic. Events take place in an intimate space against a backdrop of the historic remains of the Elizabethan arena which are illuminated with LED lights to create a unique atmosphere.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Tuesday 19 January 2021
    This live on-line presentation will take us through the latest developments and updates in the research to separate man from myth and give literal voice to a long-dead King of England. You will have an opportunity to learn some Medieval English pronunciation.
    Via Zoom — you will be sent a link once you have booked.
  • Tuesday 2 February 2021
    Andrew Wincott, in conversation with Rose volunteer Linda Shannon, will discuss his career in radio, theatre and audio, particularly his life in Ambridge as alter-ego Adam Macy. He has been acting professionally for almost 35 years, working in theatres all over the UK, and sometimes abroad. For nearly 20 years he’s played Adam in The Archers, celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2021, and Simon in the Sony Award-winning Clare in the Community for the BBC.
    Via Zoom — you will be sent a link once you have booked.