Join us on an extraordinary journey as we present an unprecedented programme of multi-lingual Shakespeare productions.
As part of a once-in-a-lifetime celebration for the London 2012 festival the Globe revels in the vast array of communities and languages that make-up London's vibrant cultural landscape. We are proud to welcome 37 international companies, each presenting one of Shakespeare's plays in a different language over six weeks.
For those of you feeling athletic we have a number of tempting ticket offers for you to try, including the "Yard Olympian" - giving you chance to see every production for £100!
Shakespeare, Science and the Senses
In assocation with London Science Festival, this special event is hosted by three of London’s best (and nerdiest) performers: stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, musical comedian Helen Arney and Blue Peter science expert Steve Mould. Enliven your senses at this night of comedy, science and live experiments.
Globe Education Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
A bold new approach to exploring Shakespeare's play with 11-16 year olds (Key Stages 3 and 4). Activities and unique resources from Shakespeare's Globe enable students to actively engage with the play's language and key themes in both print and digital formats.
Half term fun at Globe Exhibition
Watch Elizabethan stage combat, see 16th century theatre crafts and staging brought to life and learn how Shakespeare’s plays were printed on a full-size recreation of a 17th century printing press. All these activities are included in the entrance fee to the world’s largest Shakespeare exhibition.
Riverside London App Launched
Download the new Riverside app and explore the cultural heart of London. Located centrally along the Thames from Lambeth Bridge to Tower Bridge, the area features some of London's best-loved cultural attractions - including the Globe! Download for free on iTunes and coming soon to Android.
Elsewhere in London: Yerma, at the Gate Theatre
With Hull Truck Theatre. A new version by Anthony Weigh.
Desperate to begin a family in a land where a barren woman is a wasted woman, Yerma undertakes a journey of discovery. Haunted by children and controlled by her husband, Yerma’s awakening ends in an unspeakable crime of passion.
Elsewhere in London: Saved, at Lyric Hammersmith
06 Oct – 05 Nov. Edward Bond’s visionary masterpiece, unseen in London for over 25 years, is revived by Lyric’s Artistic Director Sean Holmes. Tickets from £12.50. Call 0871 22 117 29 or book online.