A bright blue sky seen through the roof of The Globe Theatre

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.

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 UK secondary schools reopen. Audio-described version also available. Discover more.

RECENT BLOGS

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Was Shakespeare gay?

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Thought of the week: Chaos

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The giddiness of Midsummer's Day

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Thought of the week: Refugee Week

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The Strangers' Case: Refugee Week

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Freelance Task Force

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RECENT PODCASTS

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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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#SuchStuff s5 e6: Shakespeare and race

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

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