Summer of Love at Shakespeare's Globe


Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Photo: John Wildgoose
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Enjoy a Summer of Love at Shakespeare’s Globe, as the London theatre stages an enchanting line-up of Shakespeare’s greatest romantic plays, comedies and tragedies.

Romeo and Juliet

Discover the timeless tale of two star-crossed lovers from warring families, in the greatest love story ever told. With violence raging around them, can their love survive? 22 Apr-9 Jul

Nell Gwynn

The Olivier Award-winning comedy returns to Shakespeare’s Globe. Watch as Nell Gwynn rises from nowhere to become a star of the British stage, and a favourite of King Charles II. 2-13 May

Twelfth Night

When a shipwreck separates twins Viola and Sebastian, everyone’s love lives become hilariously tangled in this side-splitting play packed with cross-dressing and confusion. 18 May-5 Aug

Tristan and Yseult

Wonder at Kneehigh Theatre’s acclaimed staging of this legendary love triangle, in a production filled with an astounding mix of music, comedy and invention. 13-24 Jun

Much Ado About Nothing

Step into the heat of Mexico in 1910, as director Matthew Dunster gives Shakespeare’s great tale of sparring lovers an exciting new setting amid the Mexican revolution. 14 Jul-15 Oct

King Lear

Be moved by Shakespeare’s great tragedy, which tells the heart-breaking tale of a monarch betrayed by his children when he needs them most. 10 Aug-14 Oct


Lose yourself in the new, exciting story of Boudica: the Romans may have tried to destroy her, but the British Queen is back and she’s ready for revenge. 8 Sep-1 Oct


Venue Details & Map

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

21 New Globe Walk
+44 (0)20 7902 1400
Public transport:
Tube: Mansion House, St Pauls. Tube/train: London Bridge, Blackfriars, London Waterloo. Walk along the riverside from London Bridge or Waterloo.

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