Julian Bowsher is a Senior Specialist at the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) and the author of a number of books and articles on Shakespeare’s playhouses, including Shakespeare’s London Theatreland: Archaeology, History and Drama.
The remains of the Red Lion, recently unearthed in Whitechapel, show us a dress rehearsal for the great Elizabethan theatres
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