Shakespeare's Globe


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

Photo: Peter Brown 2014


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Management


Artistic director: Michelle Terry
Chief Executive: Neil Constable

Theatres


Globe Theatre - seats 1573
Sam Wanamaker 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


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)

About ...


Capacity: the seating information for the Globe Theatre includes standing space for 700 'groundlings' in the theatre's yard.

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.


Click the image below to go there.


Access link for this theatre


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


We don't have any shows listed.

Upcoming shows


A Midsummer Night's Dream


Four love-drunk teens, escaped from the confines of an oppressive regime, caught in a dispute of increasingly magical proportions. A posse of wannabe actors, determined to put on a play against the odds.


Previews from: Wednesday 19 May 2021

Closes: Saturday 30 October 2021



As You Like it


A tale of sibling rivalry, exile, cross-dressing, and misplaced love, it takes travelling to the Forest of Arden for friendships to be formed, and families and lovers to be reunited.


Previews from: Tuesday 8 June 2021

Closes: Sunday 29 August 2021



The Tempest


Set on a remote and mysterious desert island, a banished father must relinquish control and release his daughter in order for her, and for him, to grow, love and understand this brave new world.


Previews from: Friday 11 June 2021

Closes: Sunday 29 August 2021



Romeo and Juliet


Romeo and Juliet fall in love. Romeo and Juliet die. It's not a spoiler. It's written in the stars. Final. Finite. But what if it isn't?


Previews from: Saturday 26 June 2021

Closes: Sunday 17 October 2021



Audience Choice


In this uniquely Globe experience, the audience get to decide which play is performed. Could it be A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest or As You Like It?


Previews from: Sunday 18 July 2021

Closes: Saturday 28 August 2021



Twelfth Night


Illyria is a society in limbo, held captive by loss. Until a sea-drenched stranger arrives and unexpectedly unleashes the chaotic and transformative power of love.


Previews from: Thursday 29 July 2021

Closes: Saturday 30 October 2021




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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