Unseen views of the Globe
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Members’ room Globe magazine Autumn 2020
The stairway to hell, taking you beneath the stage. Mind your head.
Various pieces of theatrical equipment are kept beneath the stage.
A board of light switches backstage in the Globe Theatre.
A treasure trove of costumes and props can be found in the belly of the Globe.
A discarded ruff lies in a laundry basket.
A detail of the ornate decorations found on the roof of the Globe Theatre stage.
What you see when you look up in the Globe Theatre.
Between Heaven and Hell, behind this door, you’ll find the Musician’s Room.
A mirror on the ladder to heaven reflects one of the doors onto the stage.
Costumes from the previous season are temporarily being stored in the upper levels of the Globe.
At the very top of the Globe Theatre, this pulley system is used to lower actors and props down from the ceiling.
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This article forms part of the Autumn 2020 issue of Globe magazine, exclusively for Shakespeare’s Globe Members.
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