Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare's Globe, London
Booking to 1 January 1970
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The new season of classic and modern plays at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.

Shakespeare’s Globe is an extraordinary venue in London.

Dedicated to exploring Shakespeare’s work, it is a replica of the playhouse on the South Bank for which Shakespeare wrote.

Alongside the Globe Theatre, there is also an Exhibition and an opportunity to tour Shakespeare’s Globe.

The Globe has also opened its new indoor theatre – the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse – which is based on a Jacobean Playhouse and lit by candlelight.


‘TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE By John Ford – 23 October to 7 December 2014
Directed by Michael Longhurst

THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE – 11 December 2014 to 11 January 2015
Written by Francis Beaumont, Director Adele Thomas
Starring Phil Daniels and Pauline McLynn

THE CHANGELING By Thomas Middleton & William Rowley – 15 January to 1 March 2015
Directed by Dominic Dromgoole

L’ORMINDO – 3 February to 5 March 2015
A co-production between Shakespeare’s Globe and The Royal Opera
Music by Francesco Cavalli, Libretto by Giovanni Faustini, English translation by Christopher Cowell, Director Kasper Holten

FARINELLI AND THE KING By Claire van Kampen – 11 February to 7 March 2015

THE BROKEN HEART By John Ford – 12 March to 18 April 2015

DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE By Christopher Marlowe – 9 to 18 April 2015
Directed by Jacqui Sommerville


TOUR of Shakespeare’s Globe – Book Tickets
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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 1 January 1970

Venue Information

Shakespeare's Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, South Bank, SE1 9DT
Nearest Tube or Train: London Bridge (Jubilee line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 45, 63, 100, 15, 17, 11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76, 381 , RV1, 344

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Photos: Doctor Scroggy’s War at Shakespeare’s Globe
Production photos of Doctor Scroggy’s War at Shakespeare's Globe. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="240"] Doctor Scroggy’s War at Shakespeare's Globe. Photo: Roy Tan[/caption] Howard Brenton presents his new play Doctor Scroggy’s War at Shakespeare's Globe this month. Set during the First World War, the play is about 19 year old Jack Twigg, who enlists in the London Regiment and goes on an epic journey that no one, least of all he, could imagine. Howard Brenton and John Dove team up again at the Globe following Anne Boleyn to bring this hilarious and moving drama to the stage. Michael Billington's FOUR STAR review in the Guardian today said: "John Dove’s beautifully brisk production exploits Brenton’s talent for swift transitions and verbal riffs: the most extraordinary section shows men rhythmically chanting “Tea up!” at the height of an artillery barrage. I would have liked to have learned more of Gillies’s inner life, but James Garnon does a first-rate job of showing how he adopted a facade of sporty heartiness to deal with the surrounding suffering. "Will Featherstone conveys Jack’s mix of patriotic eagerness and downright despair; Catherine Bailey as Penelope moves with equal conviction from volunteer nurse to militant pacifist and Paul Rider rightly plays Sir John French, held responsible for the disaster at Loos, from the character’s point of view. Even if Brenton’s play tackles familiar themes, it still hits you in the heart." (READ MORE) [ngg src="galleries" ids="350" display="basic_imagebrowser"] Photos by Roy Tan

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