The Knight Of The Burning Pestle at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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Uproarious and experimental, The Knight of the Burning Pestle is the latest hilarious historic comedy to be performed at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

With the audience expecting to see a gentle comedy of manners, things take an unexpected turn when a dim witted grocer’s apprentice disrupts proceedings with his ambitions to play a knight.

Originally written to be performed at the Blackfriars playhouse, this is one of the earliest – and funniest – examples of a madcap, screwball comedy, using the startlingly original concept of running a play within a play.

With salty colloquial prose and charming songs, the passing centuries have been kind to this evergreen work.

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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7902 1400
Public transport:
Tube: Mansion House, St Pauls. Tube/train: London Bridge, Blackfriars, London Waterloo. Walk along the riverside from London Bridge or Waterloo.