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Rare revival for Ben Johnson’s bawdy comedy
For the first time in well over a decade there is no new writing in the Globe’s outdoor season: a bit of a surpise given that last year’s ‘Emilia’ has transferred to the West End (or perhaps a home season of almost wall-to-wall Shakespeare is the trade off?) In any case, this very rare revival of Ben Johnson’s 1614 comedy – which hasn't been seen in London for aeons – occupies the de facto late season new writing slot. Globe regular Blanche McIntyre directs the raucous comedy, set at the famed Smithfield summer fair, which was a major part of London life for centuries until those killjoy Victorians shut it down.
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|Transport:||Tube: Blackfriars/Mansion House/London Bridge|
|Opening hours:||Globe Exhibition and Tour daily 9am–5pm. Closed Dec 24 and 25. (Check in advance for dates when the tour is not available.)|
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