Back in Elizabethan days, everybody had an enviable waistline. Their secret? Poor nutrition, contaminated water and incessant war with Spain. The 1623 Theatre Company does not seek to replicate the first two factors at The Great Shakesperean Workout, a free workout session happening as part of National Theatre’s Watch This Space Festival this Friday and Saturday (2.30pm), but it does teach combat moves of The Golden Age. Bring loose-fitting clothing and a bottle of (clean) water.
For info, see The Great Shakespearean Workout listing.