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“Very atmospheric”

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour and Exhibition...
Ranked #112 of 1,892 things to do in London
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Owner description: 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 performance and education.Together, the Globe Theatre Company, Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and Globe Education seek to further the experience and international understanding of Shakespeare in performance.
Reviewed May 20, 2015

I saw Othello here, recently, and the staging was wonderful.

There were also surtitles high up on either side of the stage.

It is definitely worth a visit.

Wrap up warm, though!

Thank LadyLindaT
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Reviewed May 20, 2015

I was treated by my wife to a day at the theatre to see merchant of venice. The weather was a little variable but that did not detract from an otherwise excellent experience. Interaction with the audience by some of the actors was an interesting and amusing 'bonus'.
A very enjoyable day, excellent play and would suggest very good value for money!

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Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We loved the Globe! No visit to London is complete without a bit of history. This is the perfect spot. We learned so much. Definitely magical for any Shakespearian actor.

Thank Bekah R
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Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very touching to be in such a place, where you can go back in time, learn a little bit of history and teacher.
The guide was fantastic, he gave so much details with such a good sense of humor, it was delightful.
In my next visit I'll make sure that I buy tickets for the play in the evening. It must be incredible!

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Reviewed May 19, 2015

Took my family to see Merchant of Venice at the globe. I purchased seats in advance (online) which I would highly recommend. We were located above the standing crowd but could see perfectly from the 2nd row. Please note this is an open air theatre so dress for the weather. Further, the seats are wood benches so be sure to purchase at least a seat cushion at their kiosk for 1 pound, seat back for 3 pounds or both as we did ( and gratefully so). There are bars for liquor, coffee, tea etc. excellent acting with some famous actors of stage and screen. Nice walk along the south bank of river either before or after with lots of great restaurants in the area.

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