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Built in 1599 by Cuthbert Burbage in Southwark, a district of London, the Globe Theatre became the location where many of Shakespeare's most renowned plays were first performed. In 1613, three years before the Bard's death, the firing of a canon during a production of Henry VIII set the dry thatched roof of the theatre on fire, completely destroying the original building.

In recent years The Globe has been beautifully restored to its former glory.

Shakespeare?s Globe is being developed for the enjoyment and exploration of Shakespeare and his contemporaries in performance. It is a world-class facility on the south bank of the River Thames, opposite St. Paul?s Cathedral, in London.

Tip : Nearest Tube - Mansion House and then a 10 minute walk to The Globe Theatre.
Alternatively a taxi cab from Mansion House tube station will not cost too much.

Address: 21 New Globe Walk Bankside London SE1 9DT.
Directions: Nearest Tube, London Bridge. At Bankside.
Phone: +44 20 7902 1400
Website: http://www.shakespeares-globe.org

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  • Written Oct 29, 2004
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