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The Short Life and Strange Death of Christopher Marlowe
Episode 1015th May 2023 • The History Of European Theatre • Philip Rowe
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Christopher Marlowe was one of the giants of Elizabethan theatre, but he died young in mysterious circumstances. In this episode I try to unpick the mystery of why he died. Was it just an argument about the cost of a meal, or the result of some far more sinister goings-on in the world of Elizabethan espionage and court rivalry?

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