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Europe's first ever pop-up Shakespearean Theatre returns to York's Clifford's Tower

Europe's first ever pop-up Shakespearean Theatre returns to York's Clifford's Tower today.

The theatre will be staging four plays in ten weeks Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The Rose Theatre is expected to attract tens of thousands of spectators over the next ten weeks to the four plays it is staging.

It was inspired by the London Rose Playhouse, built in 1587 Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The curtain goes up tonight on performances including Hamlet and Henry the fifth.

It was inspired by the London Rose Playhouse, built in 1587, twelve years prior to the now more famous Globe theatre.