Shakespeare’s Pericles

Address:
Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London
Box Office:
0902 1400

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
5th, 9th May, 18th June, 15th and 21st August 2019
Guided tour during the theatre season (mid-Apr to mid-Oct): Every 30 mins from 9.30 AM to 5 PM (Mon); 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM (Tue-Sat); 9.30 AM to 11.30 AM (Sun) – Guided tour outside the theatre season (mid-Oct to mid-Apr): Every hour from 10 AM to 5 PM (Mon-Sun)
Tickets & Cost:
Yard £5; Gallery from £23. See shakespearesglobe.com

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Director: Brendan O'Hea; Written by: William Shakespeare; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Colin Campbell, Sarah Case, Mark Desebrock, Andrius Gaucas, Beau Holland, Natasha Magigi, Mogali Masuku, Evelyn Miller, Eric Sirakian

Pericles is the first of Shakespeare's late romances, and tells the story of a young prince who flees his own kingdom and takes to the high seas on a quest to discover the world, but ends up on an adventure full of shipwrecks, tournaments, and of a love lost and found.

Note: the Globe's theatre season runs from April to October. Craig has been to watch a play at the Globe himself and thoroughly recommends it because it's not like any other theatre you've ever seen -- it's all open-air, for a start, and it has a standing area in the middle (called 'The Yard'). The actors sometimes parade through this yard during the scenes, and end up involving the crowd as if they were part of the cast. Read Craig's review of watching a play at the Globe before you go, so you can get a feeling for what it's like inside.

 

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