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Reprieve for remains of Elizabethan Rose Theatre

Title
Reprieve for remains of Elizabethan Rose Theatre
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
15 May 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:06:35
Description
Report on the winning of a reprieve for protesters to reach a compromise with site developers over the remains of the Elizabethan Rose Theatre. Local MP, Simon Hughes on the negotiations taking place between the Department of the Environment, the developers and English Heritage. Actor Ian McKellen on the campaign by actors and other protesters to save the theatre for the nation. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Simon Hughes; Ian McKellen
Keywords
Theatres; Archaeology; Archaeological excavations; Urban development; William Shakespeare; Tudor period; Rose Theatre; Christopher Marlowe

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