Last orders at the Shakespeare again. April 27th, 2013 onscene Latest News Shares Comments The Shakespeare Pub Scarisbrick New Rd, Southport has shut its doors once again, marking the 3rd time in just 2 years. The Shakespeare underwent a full re-fit in 2011 and was relaunched as ‘On the Fringe at the Shakespeare’ As part of the rebranding in 2011, the function room had been transformed into a black box theatre studio and the pub even boasted having baby grand piano and open log fires. It is understood that the leaseholders have called it a day. Related Comments comments!