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Friday 21 March 2014

Shakespeare's Globe to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with a free party for all the family on Easter Monday

Shakespeare’s Globe will be opening its doors from 12 noon - 5pm on Easter Monday 21 April to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday – and inviting everyone inside for a free, fun-packed birthday party. 

Tuesday 18 March 2014

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce A Summer Hamlet to be screened at the Fort Myers Film Festival in Florida on Saturday 22 March 2014

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce that A Summer Hamlet will be screened at the Fort Myers Film Festival in Florida on Saturday 22 March at 1pm. 


Thursday 13 March 2014

Shakespeare's Globe announces first summer season of events in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce ‘Summer by Candlelight’, the very first programme of summer events in the new indoor Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Following a triumphant inaugural winter of plays, opera and concerts, the Playhouse will host an eclectic line-up of musical and theatrical events from April to October 2014. 


Monday 10 March 2014

Statement on the Globe to Globe Hamlet tour

Monday 10 March 2014

Lucy Bailey's Titus Andronicus cast to be led by Indira Varma and William Houston

 Shakespeare’s Globe opens the Globe 2014 summer season with a revisiting of Lucy Bailey’s 2006 smash hit Titus Andronicus, which critics described as “exhilarating”, “shatteringly powerful” and “diabolically and winningly funny”. Starring William Houston as Titus and Indira Varma as Tamora, this is another chance to see one of the darkest and most seminal productions in the Globe’s history.


Tuesday 4 March 2014

Shakespeare's Globe announces the worldwide Hamlet tour company, who start rehearsals today

On 23 April 2014 the Globe opens its most ambitious tour yet: a two-year tour of Hamlet that will visit every single country on earth.


Friday 28 February  2014

Shakespeare tackles issues relevant to today's students - debt, racism and isolation - in Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank's The Merchant of Venice

The professional, full-scale production from Globe Education delivers fast-paced, compelling Shakespeare especially designed for 11 to 16 year olds and enjoyed by people of all ages, from 6 March - 29 March


Tuesday 18 February 2014

Shakespeare’s Globe extends its reach beyond Bankside and celebrates its greatest achievement of 2013 at home

 Shakespeare’s Globe enabled a million to experience Shakespeare in 2013, making it one of the most important venues worldwide for seeing the Bard in performance and accessing learning resources. In the Annual Review, published today, Tuesday 18 February, Shakespeare’s Globe confirmed its continuing success in 2013, completing London’s newest theatre the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and extending its reach beyond its home in Bankside, with audiences of over 200,000 at touring productions, cinema screenings, West End revivals and live screenings.  Download the full Review here


Wednesday 5 February 2014

Eve Best to return to Shakespeare's Globe to play Cleopatra in Jonathan Munby's forthcoming production of Antony & Cleopatra

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce The Knight of the Burning Pestle starring Pauline McLynn, Phil Daniels and Matthew Needham


Monday 3 February 2014

Southwark students celebrate Shakespeare 450 with Our Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe


Monday 3 February 2014

Shakespeare's Globe and The Royal Opera present L'Ormindo with Ed Lyon, Samuel Boden, Susanna Hurrell and Joelle Harvey directed by Kasper Holten


Friday 31 January 2014

Printmaker Graham Clarke brings his Theatrickles to Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and Tour


Thursday 19 December 2013

Spring events at Shakespeare's Globe - Globe Education celebrates the inaugural season of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse


Wednesday 4 December 2013

Shakespeare's Globe announces sweeping and ambitious 2014 season, and first venues for the worldwide Hamlet tour


Tuesday 3 December 2013

Southwark sings in A Concert for Winter at Shakespeare's Globe


Friday 29 November 2013

Dame Eileen Atkins to perform Shakespeare's greatest female characters by candlelight in the new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse


Thursday 21 November 2013

Cooking up Creative Shakespeare: Globe Education's Fiona Banks releases a guide to practical Shakespeare in the classroom


Wednesday 30 October 2013

Gemma Arterton to star in The Duchess of Malfi, the inaugural production in the new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe


Thursday 26 September 2013

All London secondary state schools invited to apply for free tickets to see The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare's Globe