William Shakespeare is arguably the most famous British writer of all time. He wrote about life, love, death, revenge, grief, jealousy, murder, magic and mystery. His plays were the blockbuster entertainment of his day – some of his most famous are Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Hamlet.
You will understand how Shakespeare’s plays had a changing impact on the world by visiting the reconstructed theatre where there will be live commentary of the productions in Elizabethan times showing the power of performance, cultivating intellectual curiosity and making Shakespeare accessible for all.
The Shakespeare’s Globe can give you an opportunity to learn more about this unique building and its most famous playwright. Hidden under the Globe Theatre, the fascinating Exhibition delves into the life of Shakespeare, how London was at the time he lived there, and the theatre for which he wrote. You will be able to imagine the Globe as it would have been, nestled in the notorious entertainment district, surrounded by raucous taverns and bawdy houses.