Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Sam Wannamker Playhouse, London, photographed from the street.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015

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Sam Wanamaker Playhouse


Box office: 020 7401 9919


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21 New Globe Walk
London SE1 9DT

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

Cannon Street
London Bridge



Southwark Bridge/ Bankside Pier

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Access information


Contact on access address/telephone number to discuss access requirements or book tickets to audio-described productions. Copies of thee Shakespeare's Globe Access Guide available at the Information Desk or call the Access Information Line. Access Information tel line open between 10am and 5pm.

Hearing assistance

For signed performances, captioned performances, and all other ticket booking please go through the box office.

Current shows

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Upcoming shows

Romantics Anonymous

Angélique makes beautiful chocolates, infused with all the emotion that seems to overwhelm her in daily life. Jean-René runs a chocolate factory that is running out of steam, rather like his own existence. Both seek help from the usual sources.

Previews from: Friday 20 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 6 January 2018

The Secret Theatre

Sir Francis Walsingham oversees a vast surveillance network from the heart of Elizabeth I's court. As the nation's relationship with Europe deteriorates and civil unrest grows, he adopts ever more extreme tactics to keep his queen and country safe.

Previews from: Thursday 16 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 16 December 2017

Meow Meow: Apocalypse Meow

This most untraditional of Christmas shows combines moments of hare-brained hijinks with poignant and tender reflections on loneliness, lost dreams and the apocalypse.

Previews from: Wednesday 20 December 2017
Closes: Sunday 31 December 2017

All's Well That Ends Well

Helena has lost and buried her father. Now an orphan - and an outsider - she pines for the love of Bertram, the son of her adopted family. He too is reeling from the death of his father. Will grief unite or divide them?

Previews from: Thursday 11 January 2018
Closes: Saturday 3 March 2018

The Captive Queen

An ageing Emperor and his Governor rage at the loss of their youth and beauty. Two fratricidal sons are spurred from victory in war to the warfare of love. And all four are besotted with the same Captive Queen.

Previews from: Friday 2 February 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 March 2018

Vivaldi's The Four Seasons

Vivaldi's The Four Seasons comes to thrilling, theatrical life in an exhilarating show combining Gyre & Gimble's master puppeteers with a quintet of London's finest musicians.

Previews from: Friday 9 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 21 April 2018

The Little Matchgirl

As our destitute heroine struggles to survive, she strikes her matches to keep warm. Each match will conjure a new story, a new vision, and we will hold her hand as we tumble down the rabbit hole together.

Previews from: Tuesday 27 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 21 April 2018

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