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Anne Boleyn (2010)

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Playwright: Howard Brenton
Directed by: John Dove

A celebration of a great English heroine, Anne Boleyn dramatises the life and legacy of Henry VIII’s notorious second wife.

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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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Bedlam (2010)

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Playwright: Nell Leyshon
Directed by: Jessica Swale

Set against an anarchic backdrop of binge drinkers, gin sellers and ballad singers, Bedlam combines dance and song with scenes of lust, violence, absurd comedy and unexpected romance.

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Playing Shakespeare: Macbeth (2011)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Bill Buckhurst

The fifth year of the Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank project revived the 2010 production of Macbeth.

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Hamlet (2011)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Dominic Dromgoole

Encompassing political intrigue and sexual obsession, philosophical reflection and violent action, tragic depth and wild humour, Hamlet is Shakespeare’s ‘poem unlimited’.

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The Bible (2011)

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Playwright: King James I
Directed by: Jacqueline Somerville

A team of actors present these texts in full across twelve thrilling sessions, in a theatre which is constantly working to make Jacobean words become flesh.

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All's Well That Ends Well (2011)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: John Dove

All's Well that Ends Well grinds the romantic against the realistic at every turn and brilliantly reverses al the usual expectations of Shakespearean comedy.

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As You Like It (2011)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: James Dacre

Performed at the Globe and on an Elizabethan-style stage, a small troupe of travelling players breathes new life into this firm favourite among Shakespeare’s comedies.

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