A thatched theatre at night illuminated by string lights

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

Home to the Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, there are guided tours, a gift shop, bar and restaurant on-site.

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.

And let us … on your imaginary forces work.

Henry V, Prologue

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ANNUAL REVIEWS

Every year, we publish our annual review covering our latest achievements.

ANNUAL REVIEW 2019

ANNUAL REVIEW 2018

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Every year, we are required to produce audited financial statements covering our latest financial activities.

Financial Statements 2019

Financial Statements 2018

OUR THEATRES

At Shakespeare’s Globe we have two main performance spaces, the iconic Globe Theatre and the more recently-built Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

The Globe Theatre opened in 1997 and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse opened in 2015. Both theatres are located side-by-side, on site at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, SE1 9DT.

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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

Joanna Mackle

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

Executive Team

Chief Executive

Neil Constable

Chief Operating Officer

Ian Dixon

Director of Finance & Business Administration

David Lyon

Artistic Director

Michelle Terry

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