See double this summer as The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare’s madcap comedy about long-lost siblings and mistaken identities, unravels in the Globe Theatre.
Two sets of twins are separated by a shipwreck and end up in rival cities. After twenty years apart, they inadvertently cross paths and set in motion a series of chaotic events that hurtles towards an extraordinary finale.
Seeing isn’t always believing
Globe Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes (The Tempest, 2022; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 2021) directs.
‘One of these men is Genius to the other;
And so, of these, which is the natural man
And which the spirit? who deciphers them?’
Act V, scene 1
The play contains themes of misogyny, racism and offensive language.
Now taking bookings for performances up until Sat 29th July 2023.
Show times for each day are below.
Nearest rail: London Bridge
Tube lines: Northern, Jubilee
Nearest tube: London Bridge
Directions from London Bridge :
Exit the station, following signs for the River Thames/South Bank. As you reach the river, head west and the Globe is by the Tate Modern on the south side of the river.
In congestion zone?: Yes
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The Comedy of Errors - Globe
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London
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