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Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare's work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of...more
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21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT, England
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+44 20 7902 1400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Half the tour was blatant marketing for upcoming shows and what's going on in the theater. We expected more history and tales about the origins of the globe, Shakespeare and associates, and the history of his time. Cool to see it but don't expect to...More

Thank newkie5000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Globe is a truest magical experience even if you are not into Shakespeare, just have a quick review of the synopsis before you go, then sit back and absorb what Elizabethan theatre would have been like. The cast will be excellent and language a...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The most wonderful place you will ever go to in order to see Shakespeare. Due to the fact that 500 ‘groundlings” are present for every performance, the atmosphere is brilliant. The actors regularly stomp through the audience to get to the stage, and engage with...More

Thank NurseLiz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I used to watch the theatre being built in my lunch break some 20 odd years ago and couldn’t wait until it opened so I could visit but different circumstances meant that I didn’t get to actually go inside for a tour until today. We...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to see As You Like It at the Globe theatre in late August. We opted for seats in the upstairs galleries, which gave an excellent view and afforded a little comfort. Many audience members choose to stand close to the stage, as this...More

Thank doc2rV
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I saw As You Like It. It was magical. Seeing Shakespeare on this stage, where audiences have been laughing and crying at the very same lines for hundreds of years, surrounded by the crowd and so close to the actors ... well, the energy is...More

Thank Trudgemuffin
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked to see As You Like It at the Globe as we have always wanted to come and see a show here but didn't want to see something too heavy for our first time. We booked seats up at the top which is a...More

Thank angelicann
Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked tickets 4 weeks in advance to see Hamlet at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and I can say that it was definitely money well spent. The Theatre is really really nice and situated in the center of the city so you can get the chance...More

Thank Costin B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve studied Shakespeare quite a bit in school, so I couldn’t pass the chance to visit the recreation of his theater. They attempt to keep conditions close to those from Shakespeare’s days to preserve the authentic experience. So, if you catch a play, don’t expect...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I love theatre and we really like the globe. If you like good Shakespeare and want the real deal in central London then make the time. We were seated but standing looks like a great experience as well

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colette g
August 21, 2018|
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Response from 182charissah | Reviewed this property |
If it rains, people on the floor (standing) get wet, and people in the benches won’t cuz they are under roof.
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Sam F
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Sophie P | Reviewed this property |
I think they do, but i would recommend checking their website since they might have changed something
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Carolyn D
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Diane S | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you mail the Globe directly. From my experience they are very helpful and also good with their replies. Go onto their website and find the contact person or department you need. Good luck in your search and well... More
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