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School Performances & CPD

London and Birmingham Secondary State Schools

Thanks to the support of Deutsche Bank, tickets for London and Birmingham state secondary schools are free.

Booking for 2018 has now closed

If you require further information please email us, or telephone 020 7902 1493.

Please make sure to download and read the Code of Conduct document before your visit.

See below for further information on Performance Schedule, School Workshops and Teacher Training to accompany your trip to Much Ado About Nothing.

Performance Schedule

Friday 23 February at 2.00pm
Monday 26 February at 2.00pm
Thursday 1 March at 2.00pm
Friday 2 March at 2.00pm
Monday 5 March at 2.00pm
Thursday 8 March at 2.00pm
Monday 12 March at 2.00pm
Tuesday 13 March at 2.00pm
Friday 16 March at 2.00pm
Monday 19 March at 2.00pm
Tuesday 20 March at 2.00pm
Wednesday 21 March at 2.00pm

There will also be an evening performance for schools on 6 March at 7.00pm.

Performances will last approximately 90 minutes with no interval.

School Workshops

Student workshops will explore Much Ado About Nothing using active drama techniques. Designed to complement the Playing Shakespeare performances, the 60 minute sessions will introduce students to the characters and themes of the play, and to the Globe Theatre itself. Workshops will be delivered in January and February at your school. 

We offer up to three free workshops to London state schools. If you would like further workshops beyond that then prices are:

1 x 60 min session = £200
2 x 60 min session = £270
3 x 60 min session = £340
4 x 60 min session = £410
5 x 60 min session = £480

To book a workshop or if you require further information please email us, or telephone 020 7902 1493.

Teacher Training - Continuing Professional Development

London State Secondary Schools

We are delighted to be able to offer heavily subsidised CPD for London state school teachers who will be bringing groups to see Much Ado About Nothing at the Globe. The dates for the CPD sessions are:

Evenings 5-8pm

Thursday 16 November
Monday 20 November
Thursday 30 November

Saturdays 10:30-1:30pm

Saturday 18 November

All sessions will be delivered at Shakespeare’s Globe. Prices are £10 per person or £50 for five or more teachers. Further discounts available for ITT providers.

For further information please contact our Playing Shakespeare team at

Birmingham Schools

Please email us at to find out about opportunities at your school.

Please note, only schools who have completed the online form for free tickets will be eligible to attend the CPD sessions.

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