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The Heresy of LoveThe Heresy of LoveA new production of Helen Edmundson's critically-acclaimed The Heresy of Love will be staged at Shakespeare's Globe this July. Helen - whose adaptation of Coram Boy for the National Theatre won her much praise - has taken inspiration from the life of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, writer of The Houses of Desires, and uses all the devices of Spanish G3rd August 2015Saturday 5th September 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Heresy of Love

Now On
31st July to 5th September 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

A new production of Helen Edmundson's critically-acclaimed The Heresy of Love will be staged at Shakespeare's Globe this July. Helen - whose adaptation of Coram Boy for the National Theatre won her much praise - has taken inspiration from the life of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, writer of The Houses of Desires, and uses all the devices of Spanish G... More about this event

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Measure For MeasureMeasure For MeasureVirginal sister Isabella seeks mercy for her condemned brother Claudio by appealing directly to the puritanical Angelo in Shakespeare's bruising study of sexual politics and social justice. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole, featuring original music composed by Claire van Kampen.4th August 2015Saturday 17th October 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Measure For Measure

On Soon
20th June to 17th October 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Virginal sister Isabella seeks mercy for her condemned brother Claudio by appealing directly to the puritanical Angelo in Shakespeare's bruising study of sexual politics and social justice. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole, featuring original music composed by Claire van Kampen.

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Richard IIRichard IIKing Richard exiles Henry Bolingbroke and seizes his father's vast estates to rule by divine right but Bolingbroke returns to England during an Irish rebellion to recover his rightful property in Shakespeare's history play about the thirst for power. Simon Godwin directs award winning actor Charles Edwards - who most recently starred in Blithe Spir6th August 2015Sunday 18th October 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Richard II

On Soon
11th July to 18th October 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

King Richard exiles Henry Bolingbroke and seizes his father's vast estates to rule by divine right but Bolingbroke returns to England during an Irish rebellion to recover his rightful property in Shakespeare's history play about the thirst for power. Simon Godwin directs award winning actor Charles Edwards - who most recently starred in Blithe Spir... More about this event

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As You Like ItAs You Like ItBlanche McIntyre directs Shakespeare's pastoral comedy of cross-dressing and reparation in which banished Rosalind disguises herself as a boy in order to seek out her father and his friends in the Forest of Arden. Michelle Terry plays the plucky heroine opposite Simon Harrison as the wronged Orlando.7th August 2015Saturday 5th September 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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As You Like It

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15th May to 5th September 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Blanche McIntyre directs Shakespeare's pastoral comedy of cross-dressing and reparation in which banished Rosalind disguises herself as a boy in order to seek out her father and his friends in the Forest of Arden. Michelle Terry plays the plucky heroine opposite Simon Harrison as the wronged Orlando.

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Globe Outside In: Richard IIGlobe Outside In: Richard IIKing Richard exiles Henry Bolingbroke and seizes his father's vast estates to rule by divine right but Bolingbroke returns to England during an Irish rebellion to recover his rightful property in Shakespeare's history play about the thirst for power. Simon Godwin directs Charles Edwards in the demanding title role in the intimate setting of the ind8th August 2015Tuesday 25th August 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Globe Outside In: Richard II

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Saturday 8th and Tuesday 25th August 2015 - 8pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

King Richard exiles Henry Bolingbroke and seizes his father's vast estates to rule by divine right but Bolingbroke returns to England during an Irish rebellion to recover his rightful property in Shakespeare's history play about the thirst for power. Simon Godwin directs Charles Edwards in the demanding title role in the intimate setting of the ind

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Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado About NothingShakespeare's Globe presents a touring production of one of the Bard's best loved comedies.10th August 2015Sunday 13th September 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Much Ado About Nothing

On Soon
10th August to 13th September 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Shakespeare's Globe presents a touring production of one of the Bard's best loved comedies.

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Globe Outside In: Much Ado About NothingGlobe Outside In: Much Ado About NothingA production of Shakespeare's timeless comedy staged within an intimate setting.16th August 2015Sunday 16th August 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Globe Outside In: Much Ado About Nothing

On Soon
Sunday 16th August 2015 - 7pm-10pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

A production of Shakespeare's timeless comedy staged within an intimate setting.

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Macbeth In CantoneseMacbeth In CantoneseTang Shu-wing Theatre Studio presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy about murder, greed, betrayal, guilt and witchcraft. Performed in Cantonese with scene synopses in English.17th August 2015Sunday 23rd August 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Macbeth In Cantonese

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17th & 18th and 22nd & 23rd Aug 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy about murder, greed, betrayal, guilt and witchcraft. Performed in Cantonese with scene synopses in English.

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Martin Hayes With Brooklyn RiderMartin Hayes With Brooklyn RiderThe Irish fiddler joins the string quartet to explore folk and classical traditions.18th August 2015Tuesday 18th August 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Martin Hayes With Brooklyn Rider

On Soon
Tuesday 18th August 2015 - 8pm-10pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

The Irish fiddler joins the string quartet to explore folk and classical traditions.

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John Donne: The Voice & The EchoJohn Donne: The Voice & The EchoActors and musicians read out works by critically-acclaimed contemporary poets Glyn Maxwell, Paul Muldoon, Will Burns, Craig Raine and Zaffar Kunial that respond to the poetry of John Donne, before presenting original pieces.29th August 2015Saturday 29th August 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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John Donne: The Voice & The Echo

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Saturday 29th August 2015 - 8pm-10pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Actors and musicians read out works by critically-acclaimed contemporary poets Glyn Maxwell, Paul Muldoon, Will Burns, Craig Raine and Zaffar Kunial that respond to the poetry of John Donne, before presenting original pieces.

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The OresteiaThe OresteiaRory Mullarkey's three-act adaptation of Aeschylus's bloodthirsty Greek trilogy about the curse of the House of Atreus.29th August 2015Friday 16th October 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Oresteia

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29th August to 16th October 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Rory Mullarkey's three-act adaptation of Aeschylus's bloodthirsty Greek trilogy about the curse of the House of Atreus.

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George Herbert: The Voice And The EchoGeorge Herbert: The Voice And The EchoActors and musicians read new and published poems inspired by the poetry of George Herbert, by Jo Shapcott, Daljit Nagra and Wendy Cope.4th September 2015Friday 4th September 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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George Herbert: The Voice And The Echo

 
Friday 4th September 2015 - 8pm-10pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Actors and musicians read new and published poems inspired by the poetry of George Herbert, by Jo Shapcott, Daljit Nagra and Wendy Cope.

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William Blake: The Voice And The EchoWilliam Blake: The Voice And The EchoActors and musicians give voice to responses to the poetry of William Blake, by contemporary poets Anne Stevenson, David Harsent and John Agard.5th September 2015Saturday 5th September 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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William Blake: The Voice And The Echo

 
Saturday 5th September 2015 - 8pm-10pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Actors and musicians give voice to responses to the poetry of William Blake, by contemporary poets Anne Stevenson, David Harsent and John Agard.

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The Voice And The EchoThe Voice And The EchoActors and musicians give voice to responses to the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins.9th September 2015Wednesday 9th September 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Voice And The Echo

 
Wednesday 9th September 2015 - 8pm-10pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Actors and musicians give voice to responses to the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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Nell GwynnNell GwynnJessica Swale's historical tale, charting the rise of an unlikely heroine from her lowly beginnings in Coal Yard Alley to her success as the most-celebrated actress in Britain in the 17th century.19th September 2015Saturday 17th October 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Nell Gwynn

 
19th September to 17th October 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Jessica Swale's historical tale, charting the rise of an unlikely heroine from her lowly beginnings in Coal Yard Alley to her success as the most-celebrated actress in Britain in the 17th century.

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Bjarte Eike & Barok-Ksolistene: The Image Of MelancholyBjarte Eike & Barok-Ksolistene: The Image Of MelancholyThe Norwegian baroque violinist presents an exploration of the relationship between music and melancholy.20th September 2015Monday 21st September 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Bjarte Eike & Barok-Ksolistene: The Image Of Melancholy

 
Sunday 20th and Monday 21st September 2015 - 8pm-10pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

The Norwegian baroque violinist presents an exploration of the relationship between music and melancholy.

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Thomas TallisThomas TallisA historical drama celebrating the life of the English composer, following his life through the Tudor monarchies of the Reformation. Featuring a musical score performed by members of The Sixteen.22nd October 2015Sunday 8th November 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Thomas Tallis

 
22nd Oct, 25th Oct, 29th Oct, 31st Oct & 1st Nov and 7th Nov & 8th Nov 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

A historical drama celebrating the life of the English composer, following his life through the Tudor monarchies of the Reformation. Featuring a musical score performed by members of The Sixteen.

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OrpheusOrpheusKeith Warner directs a modern production of Rossi's Baroque opera based on the Greek myth in which Orpheus must use his musical gifts, and more, in an attempt to win his beloved Eurydice back from Hades. Performed in English.23rd October 2015Sunday 15th November 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Orpheus

 
23rd October to 15th November 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Keith Warner directs a modern production of Rossi's Baroque opera based on the Greek myth in which Orpheus must use his musical gifts, and more, in an attempt to win his beloved Eurydice back from Hades. Performed in English.

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OmerosOmerosDerek Walcott's adaptation of his Nobel Prize-winning epic poem following the journey of a present-day Odysseus and a beautiful house servant named Helen.26th October 2015Saturday 31st October 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Omeros

 
26th, 28th and 30th & 31st Oct 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Derek Walcott's adaptation of his Nobel Prize-winning epic poem following the journey of a present-day Odysseus and a beautiful house servant named Helen.

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The Odyssey: Missing Presumed DeadThe Odyssey: Missing Presumed DeadA collaboration between director Nick Bagnall and poet and author Simon Armitage, in which a high-ranking government minister with a colourful past is sent on a delicate diplomatic mission to Istanbul.3rd November 2015Saturday 14th November 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead

 
3rd to 14th November 2015
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

A collaboration between director Nick Bagnall and poet and author Simon Armitage, in which a high-ranking government minister with a colourful past is sent on a delicate diplomatic mission to Istanbul.

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Alfredo Rodriguez EFGAlfredo Rodriguez EFGThe Grammy-nominated, Cuban pianist performs jazz compositions and improvisations from his latest album.15th November 2015Sunday 15th November 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Alfredo Rodriguez EFG

 
Sunday 15th November 2015 - 2pm-4pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

The Grammy-nominated, Cuban pianist performs jazz compositions and improvisations from his latest album.

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Avi Avital: Between WorldsAvi Avital: Between WorldsThe Grammy-award nominated musician performs traditional Turkish music alongside classical works by De Falla, Bartok, Villa Lobos, Bach, Tsintsadze and Budashkin.23rd November 2015Monday 23rd November 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Avi Avital: Between Worlds

 
Monday 23rd November 2015 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

The Grammy-award nominated musician performs traditional Turkish music alongside classical works by De Falla, Bartok, Villa Lobos, Bach, Tsintsadze and Budashkin.

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The English Concert: Burney's Journeys The Grand TourThe English Concert: Burney's Journeys The Grand TourThe chamber orchestra performs a selection of classical works with tenor Mark Padmore and violinist Nadja Zwiener.6th December 2015Sunday 6th December 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The English Concert: Burney's Journeys The Grand Tour

 
Sunday 6th December 2015 - 7pm-10pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

The chamber orchestra performs a selection of classical works with tenor Mark Padmore and violinist Nadja Zwiener.

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The DeadThe DeadAidan Gillen stars in a stage adaptation of James Joyce's short story about life in Dublin.14th December 2015Monday 28th December 2015 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Dead

 
14th & 15th, 20th & 21st and 27th & 28th Dec 2015 - 7.30pm-9pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Aidan Gillen stars in a stage adaptation of James Joyce's short story about life in Dublin.

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Exquisite Love: Andreas Scholl And Tamar HalperinExquisite Love: Andreas Scholl And Tamar HalperinThe acclaimed countertenor and harpsichordist perform works by Dowland, Campion and Purcell, alongside popular folksongs.3rd January 2016Monday 4th January 2016 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Exquisite Love: Andreas Scholl And Tamar Halperin

 
Sunday 3rd January 2016 at 2pm-4pm & Monday 4th January 2016 at 7.30pm-9.30pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

The acclaimed countertenor and harpsichordist perform works by Dowland, Campion and Purcell, alongside popular folksongs.

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Ellen Terry With Eileen AtkinsEllen Terry With Eileen AtkinsA witty and intriguing insight into Shakespeare's women.11th January 2016Wednesday 10th February 2016 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Ellen Terry With Eileen Atkins

 
11th January to 10th February 2016
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

A witty and intriguing insight into Shakespeare's women.

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The Viennese Salon: City Of London Sinfonia With Dame Felicity LottThe Viennese Salon: City Of London Sinfonia With Dame Felicity LottMichael Collins conducts works by Strauss, Schoenberg, Berg and Bach, which are re-imagined through old and new interpretations, featuring popular soprano Dam Felicity Lott.24th January 2016Sunday 24th January 2016 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Viennese Salon: City Of London Sinfonia With Dame Felicity Lott

 
Sunday 24th January 2016 - 2pm-4pm
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Michael Collins conducts works by Strauss, Schoenberg, Berg and Bach, which are re-imagined through old and new interpretations, featuring popular soprano Dam Felicity Lott.

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The Winter's TaleThe Winter's TaleShakespeare's timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption in which Leontes, the King of Sicilia, mistakenly believes that his pregnant wife Queen Hermione has been having an affair with his childhood friend Polixenes, the King of Bohemia.28th January 2016Friday 22nd April 2016 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Winter's Tale

 
28th January to 22nd April 2016
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Shakespeare's timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption in which Leontes, the King of Sicilia, mistakenly believes that his pregnant wife Queen Hermione has been having an affair with his childhood friend Polixenes, the King of Bohemia.

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The TempestThe TempestShakespeare's last and most magical tale, in which fairies and spells unwind villains' desires, tie lovers together, and unknot past wrongs.17th February 2016Tuesday 19th April 2016 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Tempest

 
17th February to 19th April 2016
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 

Shakespeare's last and most magical tale, in which fairies and spells unwind villains' desires, tie lovers together, and unknot past wrongs.

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Theatre | Until 5th September 2015

A new production of Helen Edmundson's critically-acclaimed The Heresy of Love will be staged at Shakespeare's Globe this July. Helen ... More

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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Sculptures which use commonplace objects to explore notions of value. Featured artists include Subodh Gupta, Haris Epaminonda, Rachel Harrison and ... More

Sonia Delaunay
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Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015
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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The first UK retrospective to assess the breadth of Sonia Delaunay, a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde who became ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Works by two artists, one Chinese and one Brazilian, who struggled against serious illness and reflected that experience in their ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2015
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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Creative course with yoga, making and discussion.... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

A display featuring rarely-seen work on paper, and other key pieces, spanning 40 years of the artist's career, and acquired ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015
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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This display of sculpture brings together works by the German artist from the early 1980s, including the installation Lightning With ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Works exploring affinities between the approach of American post-war abstractionists such as Jackson Pollock, and the European landscape painting tradition ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Works by Claude Monet, Joan Mitchell and Lee Ufan, all of which explore meditative approaches to abstraction.... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Works by two artists in the arte povera, or poor art, tradition using materials derived from industry and everyday life.... More

 
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