Watercolour of Kalicho, an Inuk from Frobisher Bay captured in 1577, by John White. Trinculo in Shakespeare’s The Tempest, refers to Frobisher's bringing back the Inuk © The Trustees of the British Museum
The exhibition provides a unique insight into the emerging role of London as a world city, seen through the innovative perspective of Shakespeare's plays. It also explores the pivotal role of the playhouse as a window to the world outside London, and the playwright's importance in shaping a new sense of national identity.
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