Richard Burbage 1568 – 1619

Residents of Burbage Road are proudly commemorating the life of Richard Burbage – one of England’s greatest actors and close friend of William Shakespeare – with a series of activities throughout the year.

Burbage dominated Shakespeare’s roles in a swaggering style imitated by many.  With a fantastic dominating voice he captivated audiences.

Full details of Richard Burbage’s life and the commemoration 400 years after his death are on the dedicated website.