Picture of the Bell Savage Theatre (Inn-Yard)
The Bull InnTheatre - Inn-Yard
There were many inns called the Bull Inn which has caused considerable confusion regarding a description of this Inn. No one can be certain that the records or documentation regarding the ' Bull Inn ' actually refer to the Bull Inn London Inn-yard which staged the plays between 1576 and 1594. The research continues...
The Elizabethan Inn-Yard
The early days of commercial theatre involved performances in public spaces such as town squares. Acting troupes travelled the country and sought lodgings at inns or taverns. The natural progression for the troupes was to negotiate with the tavern owner, or vintner, in order to stage a performance at the inn.