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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

Upcoming Highlights

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Opens Apr 22, 2017

  • Nell Gwynn

    Opens May 02, 2017

  • Twelfth Night

    Opens May 18, 2017

  • Much Ado About Nothing

    Opens Jul 14, 2017

  • Boudica

    Opens Sep 08, 2017

Romeo and Juliet

April 22-30, 2017

A must-see for Bard fans, the most iconic of Shakespeare's romantic tragedies returns to the Tudor-esque Globe Theatre in what will be artistic director Emma Rice's final summer season, as part of the Summer Of Love 50th anniversary season! Verona's two-star-crossed lovers must thwart their two respective warring families if they are to be married and reconcile their loved ones. However, the actions of one rash cousin on Juliet's side spurs Romeo into a hasty and deadly action; something that reverberates throughout the rest of the play, to its tragic conclusion.

Nell Gwynn

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Opens May 2, 2017

After its 2015 globe premiere starring Gugu MBatha-Raw and subsequent West End transfer with Gemma Arterton, Jessica Swale's bawdy biopic of the aspiring actress who became mistress to Charles II following the Reformation is back! Starring Laura Pitt-Pulford this time around, the play is once again helmed by Christopher Luscombe and co-produced by English Touring Theatre. A true love letter to the joys of theatre, it is Swale's first production for the Globe since debuting with 2013's Blue Stockings.

Twelfth Night

May 18-June 10, 2017

Part of the Globe Theatre's Summer Of Love season in 2017, Emma Rice's new production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night will join the proceedings, following her successful 2016 stagings of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips and her sell-out run of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which was broadcast by both the BBC and the British Council to critical acclaim. This story of love and loss takes place on a mysterious island, where our heroine Viola is desperate to find her brother following a deadly shipwreck.

Much Ado About Nothing

July 14-31, 2017

One of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, this also has its darker moments. Two couples are dancing around declaring their love for each other; Benedick and Beatrice, and Hero and Claudio. But when the machinations of a dastardly nobleman threaten their happiness, one of our heroes must fake their own death in order to get a truly happy ending. This production, helmed by Matthew Dunster is part of the 50th anniversary of the Summer Of Love in 1967, and the final season of outgoing artistic director Emma Rice.


Opens September 8, 2017

As part of 2017's Summer Of Love season at the Globe, the world premiere of Tristan Bernays' Boudica will be lighting up the historic venue, as part of artistic director Emma Rice's final season. This new retelling of the tale of Britain's historic warrior queen Boudica follows fierce leader in her bloody uprising against the Roman Empire in an epic tale of power, politics and love. 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the summer of 1967!


Nearby Restaurants

PizzaExpress Bankside
0.01 mi away at Benbow House, 24 New Globe Walk
Main £10 | Three course meal £30
Modern Restaurant: Pizza Cuisine

The Real Greek - Bankside
0.05 mi away at Units 1-2
Main £10 | Three course meal £25
Bar & Restaurant: Mediterranean Cuisine

Swan at The Globe
0.05 mi away at Swan at Shakespeare's Globe
Main £18 | Three course meal £45
Riverside Restaurant: British Cuisine

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