Viewing Event Record: Theatres are sites of prostitution, and players the next thing to panders


William Prynne observes that prostitutes frequent the neighbourhoods of London's theatres following performances, and that players, if not panders themselves, are at the very least their neighbours.

Date Event Recorded

To: 1633 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

From: 1633 (Source of claim: original)

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Event Type

  • anti-theatrical comment
  • player context
  • playhouse context