Bartholomew Fair

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
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Roll up, roll up! It’s the height of summer and all of London has come out to play.

Leave your morals at the door and lose yourself in our carnival of excess. Make sure to keep your wits about you, though – one wrong turn, and you might end up getting more than you bargained for…

London’s most notorious fair comes to life this summer, spilling out of the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse into the wider Globe site, in Ben Jonson’s raucous comedy. Featuring a dizzying array of characters and a kaleidoscope of sights and sounds, Bartholomew Fair is an extraordinarily exuberant panorama of London life.

The drunkards they are wading, The punks and chapmen trading…

— Act II, scene 1

Tickets

Fixed Position Standing: £10
Seated: from £20

*A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online

Running time: to be confirmed

Part of the Summer Season 

Photography credit ©  Portobello Road, circa 1950. © bridgetbishop.co.uk

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Theatre dining

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The Company

Details of any assisted performances of Bartholomew Fair will be announced later in 2019.

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Dates & Tickets

Bartholomew Fair

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
FRI 23 AUGUST
From £3
7.00 PM
SAT 24 AUGUST
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7.00 PM
MON 26 AUGUST
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7.00 PM
TUE 27 AUGUST
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7.00 PM
WED 28 AUGUST
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7.00 PM
THU 29 AUGUST
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7.00 PM
FRI 30 AUGUST
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7.00 PM
SAT 31 AUGUST
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1.30 PM
SAT 31 AUGUST
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7.00 PM
TUE 3 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
WED 4 SEPTEMBER
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1.30 PM
WED 4 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
THU 5 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
FRI 6 SEPTEMBER
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1.30 PM
FRI 6 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
TUE 10 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
WED 11 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
THU 12 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
FRI 13 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
SAT 14 SEPTEMBER
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1.30 PM
SAT 14 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
FRI 27 SEPTEMBER
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7.00 PM
SAT 28 SEPTEMBER
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1.30 PM
FRI 4 OCTOBER
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7.00 PM
SAT 5 OCTOBER
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1.30 PM
FRI 11 OCTOBER
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7.00 PM
SAT 12 OCTOBER
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1.30 PM