Shakespeare's Globe

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in the summer

Address: 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT


Air Conditioning: No – this is an open air theatre

Current Owner: The Shakespeare Globe Trust

General booking

Box Office: 
+44 (0)20 7401 9919

Discounts, Day seats, Rush tickets & Lotteries

Awaiting information.

Box Office: +44 (0)20 7401 9919

Stage Door: +44 (0)20 7902 1400 (general enquiries)


Many of London’s theatres are accessed from below or above street level. If you need to avoid steps, it is advisable to contact the theatre directly by telephone or email as they will be able to advise you on which seats are most easily accessed. Many have specially adapted wheelchair spaces.

Theatres may be able to provide additional facilities for customers with a hearing or visual impairment and some shows may also offer specific, adapted performances. It’s best to check with the venue directly via one of the following methods:

Access Bookings: Call +44 (0)20 7902 1409

Email: – more information is available on the Shakespeare’s Globe access page.

Society of London Theatre also offers useful information for visitors with a disability or specific access need.

Nearest Tubes: Blackfriars, London Bridge, Mansion House, Southwark or St Paul’s – approx 15 mins walk from each

Buses: The nearest bus stops are serviced as follows

45, 63, 100 (to Blackfriars Bridge)
11, 15, 17, 26 (to Mansion House)
76, 344 or 381

River: By far the easiest (and most enjoyable) way to arrive at Shakespeare’s Globe is to take the Thames Clippers riverboat service to Bankside Pier, with boats stopping right outside the theatre.

Check out Transport for London’s excellent TFL Journey Planner

Luxury: Shangri-La Hotel, At the Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, London SE1 9QU

Mid: Native Bankside, Empire Warehouse, 1 Bear Gardens, London SE1 9ED

Budget: Premier Inn London Southwark (Bankside), Bankside, 34 Park Street, London SE1 9EF

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Disclaimer: We take care to provide accurate information. Records prior to internet age can be difficult to verify so we only list productions back as far as the year 2000, however we hold some records prior to this date offline. If you would like more information, or are aware of any errors, please contact us here. “One night only” productions and private theatre hires are not listed.

Arthur Lloyd’s Theatre Website offers an encyclopaedic insight into the history of the West End’s theatres.

Theatricalia is a database of past & future theatre productions.

Thisistheatre also offers interesting insights into the history of London’s theatres.

The Theatres Trust offers information and support for our nation’s theatres.

London Theatres by Michael Coveney & Peter Dazeley, is available from Waterstones and Amazon and provides stunning photography and commentary on London’s iconic theatres.