"The Rose was the first playhouse on Bankside in London, built in 1587. Its remains were discovered and two-thirds of the site excavated in 1988/89. [...] The Rose Theatre Trust is now raising funds to finish the excavation ... "The Whittaker Library received flyers in the post today:-
- Rose Readathon (12 hours of non-stop readings of the works of Marlowe and Shakespeare), 31 May.
- The event is part of the Rose Revealed Project, which includes regular productions.