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The Merry Wives Of Windsor (2010)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Christopher Luscombe

Shakespeare’s brilliantly constructed farce, which gave birth to a tradition that reaches down to the modern TV sitcom, returns to the Globe after delighting audiences in 2008.

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The Merry Wives Of Windsor (2012)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Daniel Goldman & Sarah Norman

Part of the 2012 Globe to Globe Festival.
Performed in Swahili by Bitter Pill, from Nairobi, Kenya.

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The Merchant Of Venice (1998)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Richard Oliver

The Merchant of Venice compares the Christian, Judaic and Hermetic traditions of 16th century Italy and England and weighs them in the balance.

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The Merchant Of Venice (2007)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Rebecca Gatward

Shakespeare dramatises the competing claims of tolerance and intolerance, religion and civil society, justice and mercy, in some of his most electrifying scenes.

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The Merchant of Venice (2012)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Ilan Ronen

Part of the 2012 Globe to Globe Festival.
Performed in Hebrew by the Habima National Theatre, from Tel Aviv, Israel.

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The Maid's Tragedy (1997)

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Playwright: Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher
Directed by: Lucy Bailey

The Maid's Tragedy manages to thrill in the real sense of the word. It is a brilliant piece of story-telling, keeping you hooked by a sequence of events that continue to defy expectation.

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The Lightning Child (2013)

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Playwright: Ché Walker
Directed by: Matthew Dunster

History, sex, funk, gender schism, politics, repression, addiction, envy, tragedy and more sex collide in a psychedelic, anarchic remix of The Bacchae for the Globe’s first musical.

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The Knight of the Burning Pestle (2014)

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Playwright: Francis Beaumont
Directed by: Adele Thomas

Combining salty colloquial prose with charming songs, The Knight of the Burning Pestle was one of the first madcap, mash-up, screwball comedies to hit the English stage and the first to run not one but two plays within-the-play simultaneously.

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