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Welcome to Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe is 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.

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.

UP NEXT: The Merry Wives of Windsor (2019)

Premiering on YouTube Monday 1 June – Sunday 14 June. Discover more.

RECENT BLOGS

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Thought of the week: The readiness is all

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The Windsor Locals Merry Wives of Windsor Shakespeare's Globe 2019
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Meet the Windsor Locals

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

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Wander Mental Health Awareness Week
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Welcome to Wander

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Bear Skull The Winters Tale GLOBE 2018 blog card
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Exit, pursued by a bear

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Blanche McIntyre The Winter's Tale Globe 2018
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Beyond our grasp: Blanche McIntyre on The Winter's Tale

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RECENT PODCASTS

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#SuchStuff s5 e6: Shakespeare and race

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#SuchStuff s5 e5: Hamnet with Maggie O’Farrell

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#SuchStuff s5 e4: The Shakespeare Diaries (Much Ado About Nothing)

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

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