Storytelling: The Winter’s Tale

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Gather the family for an interactive, time-travelling, country hopping storytelling of The Winter’s Tale.

It all starts with an argument. A really big argument where King Leontes of Sicilia accuses his wife, Hermione, of being a little too friendly with his best friend, Polixenes, the King of Bohemia. We’ve all been there. It results in more misunderstandings, abandoned babies and bears than you can shake a stick at… Can magic save the day?

Storytellings are led by one of the Globe’s highly experienced practitioners who include actors, teachers and directors.

 Recommended for ages 5–12 and their families. All those attending a session must be accompanied by an adult.

Ha, ha! What a fool honesty is!

— Act IV, scene 4



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 This event is on-site at Shakespeare’s Globe

Running time is approximately 1 hour

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A ticket is required for everyone attending over 3 years. Under 3s do not require a ticket if they do not require their own seat. Child and adult tickets are the same price. All children must be accompanied by an adult with a purchased ticket. A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online and over the telephone.

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