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ABOUT US.

Find out more about who we are and what we do

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.

Use this page to find out more about our cause, our story, our theatres, our projects and more.

AND LET US… ON YOUR IMAGINARY FORCES WORK.

Henry V, Prologue

OUR CAUSE

We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment.

Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all.

JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

OUR STORY

Our founder, our history and who we are today.

Malvolio puts his hands around Olivia giving her a shock

YEAR BY YEAR HISTORY

Coming soon…

A man sits before a model box of a circular timber structure theatre

SAM WANAMAKER

Coming soon…

OUR THEATRES

We have two performance venues – one outdoor and one indoor theatre.

OUR PROJECTS

Some notable projects from our past and our present.

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GOVERNANCE

Board of Trustees

Honorary President

Zoë Wanamaker CBE

Deputy Chair

Alex Beard

Deputy Chair

Nell Leyshon

Hon. Treasurer

Patrick Figgis

Member of the Board

David Butter

Member of the Board

Neil Constable

Member of the Board

Lady Cynthia Hall

Member of the Board

Erica Crump

Member of the Board

Robert Laurence

Member of the Board

Simon MacKinnon OBE

Member of the Board

Dame Anne Pringle

Member of the Board

Daniel Rabinowitz

Member of the Board

Professor Julie Sanders

Member of the Board

Jenny Topper OBE

Member of the Board

Matthew Jones

Executive Team

Executive Director (Theatre)

Lotte Buchan

Chief Executive

Neil Constable

Co-Director of Development

Amy Cody
Charlotte Wren

Chief Finance and Operating Officer

Niki Cornwell

Finance Director

Joel Moseley

Artistic Director

Michelle Terry

Director of Audiences

Becky Wootton

Globe Council Members

Chair of Globe Council
Iraj Ispahani

Deputy Chair of Globe Council
Patrick Spottiswoode

Convenor
Lyn Williams

Sophy Armes
Lucy Bailey
Louis Henry Beltran
Liz Brewer
Robert Brooke
Alan Butland
Deborah Callan
Dr Martin Clarke
Adam Cross
Tom Deveson
Stephen Dingle
Professor Mark Engelman
Robert Erith TD DL
Andrew Fraser, CMG.
Celia Gilbert
Anne Gilmour
Emma Gilpin-Jacobs
Jon Greenfield
Greta Scacchi
Daniel Hahn
Julian Hall
Daniel Heaf
Sir Simon Hughes
Peter Jolly
Norbert Kentrup
Alan King
Phillip Kirkpatrick
Madeline Knights
Peter Kyle OBE
Professor Laurie Maguire
Joseph Marcell
Jo Matthews
Peter McCurdy
Professor Gordon McMullan
Heather Neill
Sir Michael Perry
Dr Martin Read CBE
Dawn Sanders ONZM, QSM
Professor Ann Thompson
Zoe Wanamaker CBE
Spencer Wigley
Alan Williams
Natalie York

Globe Council Emeritus Members

Merrick S. Baker-Bates CMG
Keith Baxter
Lucy Beevor
Lord Michael Bichard KCB
Rudi Bogni
Lord Robin Butler KG GCB CVO PC
Bruce Carnegie-Brown
Sir Jeremy Child
Alan Cox
Kenneth Cranham
David Pickard
Alan Dessen
Anton Franks
Julian Glover CBE
Sir Kenneth Grange
Professor Andrew Gurr
Jackie Haighton
Patrick Haighton
Sandra Hepburn
Valerie Hill-Archer
Thelma Holt CBE
Lady Clare Howes
Graham Jackson
Peter Kent CMG
Geoffrey King
Gaurav Kripalani
Robert S Leaf
Christopher Luscombe
Maureen Murdock
Lady Mary Nevill
Roger Parry CBE
David Pickard
Ian Plenderleith CBE
Professor Richard Proudfoot
Velma Pursehouse
Dame Mary Richardson
Nelson Skip Riddle
Anne Rowley
Prunella Scales CBE
Barry Shaw
Thomas Stephens
Jenni Tiramani
Patrick Tucker
Claire Van Kampen
Matthew Warchus
Sir Stanley Wells
Martin Westwood
Warren Whitaker
Michael David Wilcox
Anne Wolfe

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After the most challenging year in our charity’s history, we still need our supporters to help us recover.

Please donate to help fund the future of Shakespeare’s Globe.

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