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Day school in Swaffham explores drama from the Middle Ages

William Shakespeare dominates the history of drama to such an extent that it is easy to overlook the fact that there was already a rich variety of theatre and plays in Britain before Shakespeare’s time.

The Medieval theatre was a source of both entertainment and education, covering a wide variety of styles and subject matter.

As well as religious plays, some of the most popular genres of the times included morality plays, farces,and masques.

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