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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.

STEP INSIDE OUR ONLINE VENUE

Whilst the Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse are closed, we invite you to come and explore our third venue – this website!

Attend online events, watch productions, read blogs, listen to podcasts and more…

ONLINE EVENTS

Attend from home via Zoom, from anywhere in the world.

SPARK YOUR CURIOSITY

Read, listen, discover, tour, learn & play.

BLACK LIVES MATTER

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

Lysander and Hermnia A Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare's Globe 2019
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Anti-racist Shakespeare

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Week Ten Quote of the Week
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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…

RECENT BLOGS

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Thought of the week: New journeys

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Library Collections Shakespeare's Globe
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Shakespeare's Globe Book Award 2020 shortlist announced

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Our Empty Theatres Helen Murray
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Photographer Helen Murray captures #OurEmptyTheatres

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RECENT PODCASTS

Love's Labour's Lost Paul Ready Shakespeare's Globe 2009
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#SuchStuff s5 e10: The Shakespeare Diaries (Love's Labour's Lost)

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Rosalind and Orlando As You Like It 2015 The Shakespeare Diaries Standard
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#SuchStuff s5 e9: The Shakespeare Diaries (As You Like It)

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A Midsummer Night's Dream 2013
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#SuchStuff s5 e8: The Shakespeare Diaries (A Midsummer Night's Dream)

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

Students watch a play in a large open-air theatre Watch video