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Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe is a world-renowned performing arts venue, cultural attraction and education centre located on the bank of the River Thames in London, UK. Home to the Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, we celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse interior for Macbeth in 2018

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Season 2019 / 20 announced

Priority booking for Friends & Patrons is now open.

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Public booking opens Monday 22 July, 10.00AM.

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Get tickets to England's epic battle this summer

MIDNIGHT MATINÉES

The clocks strike midnight and the restaurants and cafes on Bankside are shutting down for the night.

But something special is about to happen in our ‘Wooden O’…

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SAM WANAMAKER CENTENARY

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2019 would have been the 100th birthday of our founder Sam Wanamaker.

This year, the Globe’s visionary founder, Sam Wanamaker, would have celebrated his 100th birthday. To honour this special anniversary, this extraordinary man, and everything that the Globe does todaywe are aiming to raise £100,000 to support his legacy and continue his incredible work.

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Watch: Titania’s speech from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 2, scene 1

Shakespeare's Letter to the Earth video Play video

The Globe Ensemble respond to Letters to the Earth with Titania’s speech from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 2, scene 1.

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