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Thursday 15 August, 7.30pm
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4 May – 24 August 2019

Globe Theatre

TicketsYard (standing) £5 | Gallery (seated) from £23. Under 18s – £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre
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William Shakespeare 

The Touring Ensemble to include:

Bill Barclay

Globe Associate - Text
Giles Block 

Colin Campbell

Head of Voice
Sarah Case

Cleon/ Simonides
Mark Desebrock

Andrew D Edwards

Andrius Gaucas

Beau Holland

Globe Associate - Movement
Glynn MacDonald

Natasha Magigi

Associate Director
Isabel Marr

Thasia/ Thaliard
Mogali Masuku

Evelyn Miller

Brendan O’Hea

Eric Sirakian

Siân Williams

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© Marc Brenner 2018


The spirit of fairy tale is never far from the surface of Pericles, the first of Shakespeare’s late romances. Imbued with music, miracles, and the constant presence of the sea, this little-seen work sees Pericles, Prince of Tyre, forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world.


Shakespeare’s Globe’s Touring Ensemble present a trio of plays exploring the themes of refuge and displacement, performed as a touring production would have been staged in the 17th century, with a stripped back set and a small, versatile troupe of actors.

Taking on multiple roles across all three plays, our talented international cast will unravel these timeless tales of those who have crossed seas and lost their families, are seeking new homes, and finding out what belonging truly means to them.

The Touring Ensemble will be performing The Comedy of ErrorsPericles and Twelfth Night in the Globe Theatre at various points throughout the summer – including during Refugee Week – and for five performances only will also give the audience the chance to vote for which of the three plays they want to see in our exhilarating Audience Choice performances.

We are also taking these productions on an international tour. Find out more about Globe On Tour.