A thatched theatre at night illuminated by string lights

ABOUT US.

Find out more about who we are and what we do

Shakespeare’s Globe is a world-renowned performing arts venue, cultural attraction and education centre located on the bank of the River Thames in London.

Use this page to find out more about our cause, our story, our theatres, our projects and more.

AND LET US… ON YOUR IMAGINARY FORCES WORK.

Henry V, Prologue

OUR CAUSE

We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment.

Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all.

OUR STORY

Our founder, our history and who we are today.

Malvolio puts his hands around Olivia giving her a shock

YEAR BY YEAR HISTORY

Coming soon…

A man sits before a model box of a circular timber structure theatre

SAM WANAMAKER

Coming soon…

OUR THEATRES

We have two performance venues – one outdoor and one indoor theatre.

OUR PROJECTS

Some notable projects from our past and our present.

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GOVERNANCE

Board of Trustees

Honorary President

Zoë Wanamaker CBE

Deputy Chair

Alex Beard

Deputy Chair

Nell Leyshon

Hon. Treasurer

Patrick Figgis

Member of the Board

David Butter

Member of the Board

Neil Constable

Member of the Board

Lady Cynthia Hall

Member of the Board

Erica Crump

Member of the Board

Robert Laurence

Member of the Board

Simon MacKinnon OBE

Member of the Board

Dame Anne Pringle

Member of the Board

Daniel Rabinowitz

Member of the Board

Professor Julie Sanders

Member of the Board

Jenny Topper OBE

Member of the Board

Matthew Jones

Executive Team

Executive Director (Theatre)

Lotte Buchan

Chief Executive

Neil Constable

Co-Director of Development

Amy Cody
Charlotte Wren

Chief Operating Officer

Ian Dixon

Finance Director

Joel Moseley

Artistic Director

Michelle Terry

Director of Audiences

Becky Wootton

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WE STILL NEED YOUR DONATIONS

After the most challenging year in our charity’s history, we still need our supporters to help us recover.

Please donate to help fund the future of Shakespeare’s Globe.

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