Samuel Johnson and Shakespeare

3 July 2015 6 September 2015


Proscholium (Map)


On 10 October 1765 Samuel Johnson published his edition of Shakespeare's plays. This display reveals how this long-delayed project, by Johnson and his friend, the actor David Garrick, established Shakespeare's contemporary reputation.

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-4.30pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

View a selection of the exhibits in our Johnson and Shakespeare online exhibition.


Admission free

This event is listed under: Displays; Free events
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