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King JohnIn Shakespeare's English history play, King John, Richard the Lionheart is dead and his less than heroic brother, John, is determined to keep his grasp on the English throne. "James Dacre's production... marking the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, doesn't stint either on a stirring, spectacular sense of history" said The Times critic when the production was first shown at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Northampton, earlier this year. Now this play full of power struggles transfers to Shakespeare's Globe's candlelit indoor theatre for a summer run from 1st until 27th June 2015.

 

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King John - King John at Temple Church. Photo: Bronwen Sharp

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  35% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 4 minutes from King John
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £68  38% off
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56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from King John
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Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from King John
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20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from King John
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Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 9 minutes from King John
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from King John
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6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from King John
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from King John
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Richard IIRichard IIA king reflects with startling eloquence on the disintegration of his status and identity when he is forced to relinquish his crown. Directed by Adjoa Andoh and Lynette Linton.2019-02-23T19:30:00+00002019-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Edward IIEdward IIChristopher Marlowe's adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy is a play about homosexuality, the abuse of power and a quarrelling court. Directed by Nick Bagnall.2019-02-25T19:30:00+00002019-04-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Romeo And JulietRomeo And JulietPlaying Shakespeare's version of the star-crossed romance is a 90-minute performance designed to introduce students and families to Shakespeare.2019-02-28T19:00:00+00002019-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Deborah Frances-White: The Guilty FeministDeborah Frances-White: The Guilty FeministThe comedian is joined by guest comedians and musicians to discuss topics all 21st-century feminists agree on while confessing the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears underlying their lofty principles.2019-03-13T19:30:00+00002019-03-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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After EdwardAfter EdwardEdward II is locked inside the theatre with some rather anarchic fellow inmates - Gertrude Stein, Harvey Milk and Quentin Crisp - Edward can't escape what seems to be coming for him.2019-03-21T19:30:00+00002019-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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