Shows at London theatres


London Rep - Shakespeare's Globe


We have 10 shows listed.

Hamlet

Playing now

Shakespeare - tragedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Learning of his father's death, Prince Hamlet comes home to find his uncle married to his mother and installed on the Danish throne. At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his 'foul and most unnatural murder.'


As You Like It

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Rosalind, the daughter of an unjustly exiled duke, falls in love with the wronged Orlando, a courtier deprived of his birthright by his brother - but her usurping uncle, jealous of her popularity, banishes her from court.


Twelfth Night

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe
To 6 Sep 2018
In the household of the Countess Olivia, two campaigns are being quietly waged. When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola to plead with Olivia on his behalf, a bittersweet chain of events follows.


The Taming of the Shrew

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe
To 7 Sep 2018
Two wealthy sisters in Padua must be married off. The modest, demure Bianca has no shortage of suitors, but who on earth will take the wild, ungovernable, 'shrewish' Katherina?


The Merchant of Venice

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe
To 8 Sep 2018
In Venice, the epicentre of consumption, speculation and debt, Bassanio borrows money from his friend Antonio to finance his attempt to win the hand of Portia, a wealthy heiress. Antonio, in turn, takes out a loan from the moneylender Shylock.


The Two Noble Kinsmen

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Shakespeare's Globe
When the imprisoned Palamon and Arcite vow eternal friendship, they don't expect that anything will come between them. But then from their cell window they see the beautiful Emilia, and their priorities take a sudden and violent turn.


The Winter's Tale

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
In a fit of groundless jealousy, Leontes wrecks his marriage, defies the gods, destroys his family and ruins himself. As the years roll around, a new generation flee their own country and take refuge in Sicilia.


Othello

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Shakespeare's Globe
The republic of Venice employs General Othello to defend its overseas territories against the Turks. As the Turkish threat gathers and Venetian forces are despatched to Cyprus, the love Othello holds for his new wife becomes a torrent.


Emilia

Upcoming show

Drama

Shakespeare's Globe
Emilia Bassano was born into a musical family in 1569. She went on to become a published poet and a member of the court.


Eyam

Upcoming show

Drama

Shakespeare's Globe
1665. As the plague runs rife through London, Reverend William Mompesson arrives in Eyam, Derbyshire, to lead the parish. But Eyam is no sleepy backwater; it is a village at war with itself.



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