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Shakespeare's Globe

Friends & Patrons Events

Friends & Patrons recieve discounts to all Globe Events and have access to some exclusive events throught the year.

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Friends & Patrons receive discounts to all Globe Events and have access to some exclusive events throughout the year.

To book any of these events, please contact the Friends & Patrons office on 020 7902 5970 or email

Upcoming events for Friends & Patrons, 2015

Heaven to Hell Backstage Tours

For new members especially, but all are welcome, we have two dates for this spring.  Take an informative behind-the-scenes tour of the Globe lead by one of our experienced stage managers.  Price includes tea/coffee and cookies afterwards.

Sunday 1 February

Sunday 15 March

Venue: Globe Theatre

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Tickets: £18 for Friends & Patrons and £20 for guests of Friends & Patrons.

Meet the Cast

Exclusively for Friends & Patrons and their guests, these sessions take place after a matinee performance for each of the Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse season’s plays.  All cast members are invited to come along and share with you their experience of working at the Globe and you might even hear some backstage secrets...

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Changeling: Thursday 19 February

The Broken Heart: Thursday 16 April    

Globe Theatre

Romeo and Juliet: Thursday 7 May

The Merchant of Venice: Thursday 28 May

King John: Friday 12 June

Much Ado About Nothing: Friday 14 August

Heresy of Love: Saturday 22 August

As You Like It: Friday 4 September

The Oresteia: Sunday 13 September

Richard II: Friday 2 October

Nell Gwynn: Sunday 4 October

Measure for Measure: Tuesday 13 October

Venue: Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre

Time: Approx. 20 minutes after the end of the matinee performance.

Tickets: £3 for Friends & Patrons and your guests, including a glass or wine/soft drink.


Patrons Events

Heaven to Hell backstage tour led by Globe actor Philip Bird

Sunday 1 March

Join one of our experienced actors for an exclusive backstage tour of the theatre and an insight into the trials and joys of working and performing here. Our tour will end with lunch in the Theatre Bar overlooking the Thames.

Venue: Globe Theatre

Time: 10.30am – 2.00pm

Tickets: £25 for Best Friends & Patrons and your guests, including lunch from the Theatre Bar menu, excluding drinks.