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Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's Globe, London, SE1 9DT
1,380 (seated) & 700 (Standing) people


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.

Seating plan

Map and travel info

Globe TheatreShakespeare's Globe, London, SE1 9DT
Get directions
Nearest tubeLondon Bridge

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.

Located in Congestion Charge ZoneYes