From the theatres of Southwark to the hills of Sydenham, Edward Alleyn, the great actor of the English renaissance stage established a school in South London which, nearly 400 years later, is still standing.
To find out more about its founder, the unusual building (not dissimilar to the Houses of Parliament) and two famous alumni, listen to this…
Part 1: Edward Alleyn
Part 2: Charles Barry
Part 3: PG Wodehouse
Part 4: Ernest Shackleton