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The Winter’s Tale | Globe Tickets

The Winter’s Tale | Globe Tickets

The Winter’s Tale | Globe Tickets
The Winter’s Tale | Globe Tickets

About The Winter’s Tale | Globe

Experience William Shakespeare’s romantic play told like never before across the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and Shakespeare's Globe.

It’s not all happy at the start of The Winter’s Tale play. When King Leontes, the King of Siciilia, accuses his wife Queen Hermione of sleeping with King Polixenes, the King of Bohemia, he grows paranoid. As a result, he abandons his daughter, Perdita, who is left to be raised by shepherds. Perdita then falls for King Polixenes’s son, Florizel. 16 years later, Leontes wants to restore his destructive ways. Can time heal the past, or will his history catch up with him?

Explore what it means to love in this Shakespeare play.

Access Performances
Relaxed Performances - Sunday 19 March 2023 6.30pm, Wednesday 5 April 2023 2.00pm.
Captioned Performances - Sunday 5 March 2023 1.00pm, Friday 14 April 2023, 7.30pm.
Audio-described Performances - Saturday 19 March 2023 1.00pm, Wednesday 12 April 2023 2.00pm.
Signed Performances - Friday 14 April 2023 7.30pm

Start date

9th February, 2023

End date

16th April, 2023



Contain adult themes that some children may find upsetting.

Production note
Due to the intimate nature of the theatre, we may be unable to admit latecomers so please arrive in plenty of time before the performance.

The Winter’s Tale | Globe cast and creative team

By: William Shakespeare
Director: Sean Holmes
Cast list: Sergo Vares, John Lightbody, Jacoba Williams, Ed Gaughan, Nadine Higgin, Beruce Khan, Bea Segura, Saran Slimani, Colm Gormley, Samuel Creasey, Toby Barnett-Jones, George Robinson
Composition: Laura Moody
Design: Grace Smart
Movement: Tamsin Hurtado-Clarke


21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, UK, SE1 9DT


Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: Blackfriars
Bus numbers: Lavington Street (Stop SW) 381

More information about The Winter’s Tale | Globe

In this adaptation of The Winter’s Tale, audiences will be able to discover more of Sicilia and Bohemia. During each performance, theatregoers walk between Sicilia (located in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse) and Bohemia (located in Shakespeare’s Globe), ultimately bringing the kingdoms closer together. It’s the first time both Globe theatres will be utilised in one production.

What to Watch For:

  • Sean Holmes is currently associate artistic director at Shakespeare’s Globe. He previously worked as the Lyric Hammersmith’s artistic director for a decade, leading the Olivier Award-winning production of Sarah Kane’s Blasted.
  • The Winter’s Tale in London marks the start of Shakespeare’s Globe Folio 400th anniversary celebrations. The folio was published seven years after the Bard’s passing.


Unfortunately, tickets for this event are no longer available.

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