Globe Theatre

21 New Globe Walk,

Located on the bank of the River Thames in Bankside's Cultural Quarter, Shakespeare's Globe welcomes thousands of visitors to experience world renowned productions of Shakespeare every day.

Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe stands a few hundred yards from its original site. Other than concessions to comply with modern day fire regulations, the Globe is as accurate a reconstruction of the 1599 Globe as was possible with the available evidence.

Shakespeare's Globe is best accessed on foot. There are excellent footpaths along the river from Waterloo and from Southwark Bridge. The Millennium Footbridge is 50 metres from the Theatre.

NEAREST TUBE STATION: Blackfriars/ Mansion House (10 minute walk). London Bridge / Southwark/ Central Line (15 minute walk).

NEAREST RAIL STATION: Blackfriars (10 minute walk) London Bridge (15 minute walk), Cannon Street (15 minute walk) and Waterloo (25 minute walk).

BUSES: Numbers 45, 63, 100 to Blackfriars Bridge; 15, 17 to Cannon Street; 11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76 to Mansion House; 381, RV1 to Southwark Street; 344 to Southwark Bridge Road

DISABLED TOILETS: Piazza level (P): Two accessible toilets to the left, one immediately after the shop and one at the end of the corridor, beyond the gentleman’s toilets (approximately 5 metres). One accessible toilet on the west side of the piazza next to the first aid room.

Events at this venue
Book 946 - The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips Tickets
946 - The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings, using music, puppetry and...
Book A Midsummer Night
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Emma Rice's first production as Artistic Director, fuses music, dance and some serious comedy into the Globe's magical setting. "Gentles, perchance...
Book Imogen Tickets
Imogen is an achingly beautiful story of lovers and families being re-united after violent and harrowing separation, and a tale for our times vividly told in this brutally...
Book Macbeth Tickets
Macbeth - the title role is Shakespeare’s most brutal and poetic creation and the play his most unsettling engagement with the supra-natural and the nature of evil....
Book The Merchant Of Venice Tickets
The Merchant Of Venice
A revival of the thrilling 2015 Globe production of The Merchant of Venice, starring Jonathan Pryce as Shylock. In some of his most highly-charged scenes, Shakespeare dramatizes...
Book The Taming Of The Shrew Tickets
The Taming Of The Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare’s controversial double-act gets a thoroughly fresh, fast and distinctly Irish makeover, losing none of its power to provoke and...
Book The Passion Of Joan Of Arc Tickets
The Passion Of Joan Of Arc
Adrian Utley (Portishead) and Will Gregory (Goldfrapp) have created a new score for The Passion of Joan of Arc, the classic silent film by Carl Theodor Dreyers, long regarded...