Okay, we’ve done a LOT of plays, the majority of drama written prior to the 17th century – but here… it’s patchy. Here’s a largely random selection of later texts…
More to come.
1608 and Beyond
1609 & 1611 Lord Mayor’s Show: Campbell, or The Ironmongers Fair Field & Chruso-thriambos or The Triumphs of Gold by Anthony Munday. there will be a whole section on this website featuring all the Lord Mayor’s Shows, and they will get added to the timeline too. But till then, here’s a look at these…
The Insatiate Countess by John Marston, William Barksted and Lewis Machin – First Look Exploring Session available.
The Golden Age by Thomas Heywood – the first of five plays working through (not unproblematic) Greek via Rome mythology. A complete playlist of plays will be built here. TW: scenes of sexual violence.
The Silver Age by Thomas Heywood – after the Golden Age, we have the Silver, and there’s more god / hero / human interaction which veers into the problematic (see above) A complete playlist of plays will be built here. TW: scenes featuring discussion of sexual violence.
1612 Lord Mayor’s Show: Troia-Nova Triumphans by Thomas Dekker – there will be a whole section on this website featuring all the Lord Mayor’s Shows, and they will get added to the timeline too. But till then, here’s a look at this one.
1616 – The Devil is an Ass by Ben Jonson – we’ve had a quick look at the prologue, more to come.
The Bloody Banquet by Thomas Middleton – this is a bit of a favourite. We’ve only recorded the prologue thus far. One day, its time will come.
The Family of Love by people. We’ve dipped into the prologue and that’s it so far.
1624 – A Game at Chess by Thomas Middleton – we’ve done an exploring session on this play, and there will be more to come.
1633? – The True Trojans or Fuimus Troes by Jasper Fisher – this could date much earlier than the 1630’s, but who knows. A history play covering the invasion of Briton by Julius Caesar.
1637 – Mortimer, His Fall by Ben Jonson (fragment)