The blue plaque commemorating Sam Wanamaker's vision for the Globe Theatre was unveiled on Friday morning by Zoe Wanamaker, and Sam's brother Will who had flown in for the weekend of activities to celebrate Sam's birthday.
Prime Minister Tony Blair has come east to SE1 to deliver his major speech on public service reform.
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