Shakespeare's Globe


Shakespeare's Globe, London, photographed from the riverbank.

Photo: Peter Brown 2014


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Management


Artistic director: Dominic Dromgoole
Chief Executive: Neil Constable

Theatres


Shakespeare's Globe - seats 2080
Sam Wannamaker Playhouse - seats 340

Telephone




Box office: 020 7401 9919

Email


Access: Send Mail

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Location


Address:
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London SE1 9DT

Council: Southwark

Region: London

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Transport


Tube:
London Bridge (Jubilee, Nothern)
Mansion House (Circle, District)
Southwark (Jubilee)
St Paul's (Central)

Train:
Cannon Street
Blackfriars
London Bridge
Waterloo

Buses:

Stop:

Southwark Bridge/ Bankside Pier (nearest)


Day no:
344 (24hr service)
45, 63, 100 to Blackfriars Bridge
15, 17 to Cannon Street
11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76 to Mansion House
381 , RV1 to Southwark Street
344 to Southwark


Night no:
344 (24hr service)

Access information


General

Assistance dogs welcome - inform Duty House Manager on your arrival at the theatre. Or, staff can look after dogs - inform box office when booking. Note that performances often involve loud noises.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.


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Wheelchair access

Accessible toilets and lift available.

One wheelchair user can be accommodated in the yard and three (with a companion each) in 'Gentelman's Box P' (accessible by lift). Advise box office of your needs when booking.

Visual assistance

Audio described performances and touch tours available. Check
schedule for details or call the box office or Access Information line.

Hearing assistance

For details about signed and captioned performances, contact the Access Information Line.

An induction loop is available at all performances; please switch aids to the 'T' position. Hearing aids are not provided. Note that the Globe is an open-air building and the loop will amplify all sounds. The hearing loop works best when seated in the Lower Gallery - inform the Box Office when booking.

Current shows


Romeo and Juliet

In Verona, violence rules. Two families bear an ancient grudge, and rage flares between them. In a world where greed, wealth and bitter feuds prevail, two disenchanted children dare to choose love. Two households. Two children. One love. One fate.

Previews from: Saturday 22 April 2017
Closes: Sunday 9 July 2017

Twelfth Night

Twins Sebastian and Viola are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, separated and believing each other to be dead. Beside herself with grief, Viola disguises herself as a boy and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino.

Previews from: Thursday 18 May 2017
Closes: Saturday 5 August 2017

Upcoming shows


Much Ado About Nothing

Claudio, pining for his love Hero, returns home from the first wave of the revolution. Though Claudio’s friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together.

Previews from: Friday 14 July 2017
Closes: Sunday 15 October 2017

King Lear

King Lear has 3 daughters. He makes a decision to divide his kingdom among his children, but fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions. His generosity is cruelly repaid and Lear finds himself adrift, wandering homeless and destitute.

Previews from: Thursday 10 August 2017
Closes: Saturday 14 October 2017

Boudica

Boudica, Queen of the Iceni tribe, wages a bloody uprising against the Roman Empire in this epic tale of power, politics and love.

Previews from: Friday 8 September 2017
Closes: Sunday 1 October 2017


Globe on screen


You can watch Globe productions again (or even for the first time) in high defintion at selected cinemas.

Check out full listings at the Globe on Screen site.


Globe player


If you need an on demand fix of the Globe magic, check out the Globe Player with over 50 shows to rent or buy instantly.

Rent at £3.99 or buy for £7.99.


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