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Shakespeare's Globe

A world-renowned theatre, education centre, and cultural landmark, located on the bank of the River Thames in London, UK. Whilst our doors are closed, we are still very much open, online, providing Shakespeare for all.

LATEST BLOG

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We welcome the UK Government’s £1.57 billion investment package to protect the nation’s world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions.

‘This is wonderful news for all who contribute tirelessly and passionately to the artistic and cultural life of our country. Art and artists are at the heart of our ecosystem.’

— Michelle Terry

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

We stand in solidarity with our friends who strive for racial justice across the globe.

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Anti-racist Shakespeare

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Thought of the week: 'O this learning, what a thing it is'

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#SuchStuff s5 e6: Shakespeare and race

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HELP SUPPORT OUR BELOVED THEATRE.

We recently temporarily closed our doors to the public until further notice.

As a charity that receives no regular government subsidy, we desperately need your support, through one of the three ways below…

WE'RE STILL HERE

During these extraordinary times, you can still stay connected to us digitally, and even attend events online via Zoom.

YOUTUBE PREMIERES

Stream our theatre productions for free via YouTube Premieres.

NOW SHOWING: Macbeth (2020)

Available until midnight on Sunday 26 July 2020. Discover more.

Macbeth (2020): Audio Described

Available until midnight on Sunday 26 July 2020. Discover more.

RECENT BLOGS

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Our response to the Government's announcement of financial support for the arts

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Thought of the week: Patience

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The giddiness of Midsummer's Day

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'Open your gates'

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Building Shakespeare's Globe

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Freelance Task Force

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RECENT PODCASTS

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#SuchStuff s5 e9: The Shakespeare Diaries (As You Like It)

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#SuchStuff s5 e8: The Shakespeare Diaries (A Midsummer Night's Dream)

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#SuchStuff s5 e7: Remember thee

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'WHEN WE DO MEET AGAIN, WHY, WE SHALL SMILE'

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