Shakespeare's Globe Theatre opened in 1997. The Globe is a reconstruction of an open-air theatre designed in 1599.
The 'wooden O' honours the 16th-century theatre: audience members can purchase a standing ticket and be a "groundling." Find out more about Shakespeare's Globe in London.
Shakespeare's Globe is also home to a second indoor theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. It is named after the organisation's founder, American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, father of Zoe Wanamaker.
Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: London Bridge
Directions from tube: Exit the station, following signs for the River Thames/South Bank. As you reach the river, head west and the Globe is by the Tate Modern on the south side of the river.