Shakespeare's Globe

Katherina played by Samantha Spiro

The Taming of the Shrew (2012)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Samantha Spiro makes her Globe debut as the fiesty Katherina in The Taming of the Shrew.

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Tech

"Costumes - that's the exciting bit!" Now in Tech week, Sam talks about getting on the stage for the first time and wearing her many costumes!

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Rehearsal 2

"She doesn't speak a lot!" As rehearsals draw to a close, Sam reflects on Kate's use of language and what she has found out about the character through the rehearsal process.

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Rehearsal 1

"Simon and I seem to be coming at it from a similar viewpoint...we both agree that they should fall in love with each other at first sight." Now 3 weeks into rehearsals, Sam discusses what she has been working on so far and her characters key relationships in the play.

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Pre-Rehearsals

"It was a play that I knew without having played the part." Sam talks about her initial impressions of the play and also her role as the "fiesty" Kate.

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