Lively Action Storytelling

Shakespeare’s Globe has taken the difficult but responsible decision to close our doors to the public until further notice, ceasing performances, education activities and tours.

As you can imagine, this has been one of the hardest decisions we have had to make, but a necessary one as we consider the safety and well-being of both the public, staff and volunteers.

We hope to open the doors to our wooden O as soon as possible – but in this unprecedented time for theatre, and as a charity that receives no annual government subsidy, we are in desperate need of donations to help us to continue to strive in the future.

We ask at this time of huge risk to our beloved theatre that you donate if you can. Any amount, large or small, will be hugely appreciated.

With love, solidarity and thanks to you all from the whole Globe family.

If   when we meet again, why, we shall smile

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‘How wonderful to make Shakespeare accessible …. A perfect day!’

— Teacher, William Patten Primary School, Hackney.

Lively Action Storytelling performances are the perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s plays for your pupils. They are interactive versions of well-known plays performed by a Globe storyteller at your school.

Information for your visit

All workshops can be tailored to cater for a range of Special Educational Needs and requirements. Detailed information can be found in our FAQs.

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Location and costs

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Key activities

  • A one hour précised performance of the play delivered by a Globe Storyteller
  • The performance features several interactive elements, with pupils contributing verbally, physically and creatively to the play.
  • The story is delivered in a mix of modern and Shakespearean language, with key quotes being highlighted in performance.

Key skills

  • Provides pupils with a rich, varied language environment by engaging with Shakespeare’s language.
  • Support pupils to make links between known and new vocabulary.
  • Challenge pupils’ thinking about important social and moral issues.
  • Develop emotional intelligence and self-regulation.
  • Support pupils to listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers.
  • Participate actively in discussions, performances, role play and improvisations.

Dates and times

In your school

Ages 7 -14 (please see below for which plays are available for which age range)

We can be flexible based around your school timetable, including weekend provision, subject to availability.

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