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Independent schools, state schools outside London or Birmingham, and primary schools (Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Banke 2021)

Booking information for independent schools, state schools outside London and Birmingham, and primary schools

This page is for independent schools, state schools outside London and Birmingham, and primary schools.

Are you a state secondary school in London or Birmingham? Head over to this separate page for your information.

The 2021 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production is A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The perfect way to introduce young people to Shakespeare, these popular yearly productions are designed to break down walls to cultural access and empower teenagers to develop their creative curiosity.

This fast-paced, full-scale 90 minute performance of Shakespeare’s much loved comedy is produced with young people in mind, and is suitable for Year 6 upwards.

Thanks to Deutsche Bank, independent schools, state schools outside London or Birmingham and primary schools (Year 6) get heavily discounted tickets for this production.

Please note that due to the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown regulations, we are not currently accepting booking inquiries for this production.

Please check back regularly for updates – schools already booked for the show will be contacted by us soon.


Standing £5
Seated £10 – £15

(There must be a 1:10 ratio of teachers/adults to students. This will be checked on the day of the performance as a prerequisite to admission.)

Please note: In order to ensure safe distancing, we are currently only accepting bookings for seated tickets.


Running time 90 minutes

Performance dates To be confirmed

Recommended for ages 11+


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CPD sessions on  A Midsummer Night’s Dream can be booked for your department and can be delivered online or at your school.

Includes an online tour of the Globe Theatre and an interactive workshop packed with inspiring ways to teach the play in a fun and supportive environment. Sessions are led by an experienced Globe Education Practitioner and cover transferable teaching methods that can be used to teach any Shakespeare play.

Please contact us to find out more.

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Workshops are led by a Globe Education Practitioner and can be delivered online, in your school classroom or at the Globe.

Students will explore the characters and language of A Midsummer  Night’s  Dream and be introduced to the play through interactive drama techniques. These fun and engaging sessions prepare students for the production so that they are confident and excited when they come to the show.

You will receive further information about booking student workshops once your ticket booking has been confirmed, choosing a date and time to suit you. You can also book a standard Lively Action workshop at the Globe.

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Every stage of the project is supported by free interactive online resources for teaching  A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Resources will be added in the build up to the show, so check the website regularly.

Resources cover Key Stages 3 –   5 and are tightly linked to the National Curriculum and Assessment Objectives. Includes thought-provoking questions support you and your students in analysing language, character, themes and context. Students can follow the production through character profiles, interviews with the cast and creatives and a  rehearsal diary.

There are also teacher and student facing audio, video, printable and interactive resources available to support lesson planning or homework activities.


At the Globe we are working to ensure that our visitors are safe. Our procedures for your visit will follow the relevant UK Government guidelines at the time, and you can rest assured that we will look carefully at all aspects of your visit, such as audience capacity, entrance procedures, cleaning and on site facilities.

Read our risk assessment form, that includes reference to Covid-19 procedures.

All schools booking for the production will be asked to complete a section about their school’s bubble arrangements.

Covid-19 related guidance will also be issued to schools prior to their visit.