Lively Action Storytelling

‘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.

Contact us
 +44 (0)207 902 1433
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Location and costs

Please call or press the button below for prices.


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.