Watch the video and answer the following questions.
- PART ONE: What is it?
True or False? Shakespeare's Globe is NOT the original theatre which Shakespeare co-owned and ran.
thatched roof was the first allowed (= authorized) in London since the
Great Fire. In which year did the Great Fire take place?
The Great Fire took place in ...
- PART TWO: History
During the performance of which play did a cannon ball (fired from the stage) set fire to the thatched roof?
- Henry VIII.
- Romeo and Juliet.
When was it rebuilt but shut down by the Puritans?
It was rebuilt but shut down by the Puritans in ...
How long did it take to raise the necessary funds (money) for the construction of the new Globe?
- 5 years.
- 10 years.
- 15 years.
- 20 years.
- 25 years.
- PART THREE: What's on?
You can see plays at the Globe ...
- all year long.
- from January to April.
- from May to October.
- only during the Christmas season.
The plays you can see at the Globe are ...
- the plays written by Shakespeare.
- the plays written by Shakespeare and plays written by other authors of the same period.
plays written by Shakespeare, plays written by other authors of the
same period, and plays written by modern playwrights.
- PART FOUR: Where is it?
Shakespeare's Globe is located ...
- near Buckingham Palace.
- near Big Ben.
- on the north bank of the River Thames.
- on the south bank of the River Thames.
- near the Tower of London.
- near Trafalgar Square.
Which famous museum is located near Shakespeare's Globe?
- the British Museum.
- the Museum of London.
- the National Gallery.
- the Tate Gallery.
- Tate Modern.