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Globe commission for Visiting Fellow

Published: 18 February 2010
Nell Leyshon

Visiting Fellow and playwright Nell Leyshon has become the first woman to be commissioned to write a play for Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. The play, Bedlam, set in London's most notorious asylum in the 18th century, will premiere at the Globe in September 2010.

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