Initially written in collaboration by the Bard and his successor John Fletcher, this famous tragedy drama is adapted from certain events in the life of Henry VIII. This spectacular portrayal of power struggle, betrayals, justice, love, politics, and eventually, reformation has now been represented from a female perspective and will be in theatre from 19 May to 21 October. Book Henry VIII Globe Theatre tickets now.
The show is directed by Amy Hodge, an acclaimed theatre and film director with plays and films like Fantastically Great Women Who Change The World, Women Beware Women, and Brexit Shorts under her belt. Actors like the Olivier award-winning Adam Gillen (playing the titular role) and Bea Segura (playing the role of Katharine) support the play Henry VIII.
Jamie Ballard, who played Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, is portraying Cardinal Wolsey and Janet Etuk whose film The Souvenir won several nominations and awards, plays Anne Boleyn.
The events in history which inspired the original play may be familiar to some. Writer Hannah Khalil and director Amy Hodge have brought a breath of fresh air by reintroducing this story and enabling the spectators to get a new glimpse into a period fraught with tensions. The story begins as Cardinal Wolsey’s ruthless and self-serving political machinations affect the marriage of Henry VIII with his first wife Catherine. She is unable to provide a male heir to the kingdom. The king’s reliance on Wolsey negatively impacts his actions and his reputation. Henry VIII’s desperation for a prince to succeed the throne of England creates an upheaval in the land and the lives of the people in the court. Book your Henry VIII Globe Theatre tickets now and reserve the best seats to find out how the drama unfolds and watch how the Queen’s quest for justice brings in the dawn of a new era.
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Booking Period: From 19 May 2022 - 21 October 2022
Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.
A reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe was built because the former Elizabethan playhouse was destroyed in a fire in 1613. The theatre was first opened to the public in the year 1996 and Jack Shepherd's 'Prologue Production' of The Two Gentlemen of Verona was played.
Shakespeare's Globe stages plays every summer and as its name suggests, it is famous for staging the most popular plays of Shakespeare.
Seating Capacity: 1570
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Available Facilities:Wheelchair accessibility, Accessible performances, Cafe, Bar and Restaurant
Accessibility: Shakespeare's Globe strives to make it an amazing experience for people with visual, physical, and auditory impairments.
Outside Food :No outside food or beverage is allowed on the premises without medical reasons.
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The cost of Henry VIII Tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.
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Booking Henry VIII Tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.
Henry VIII opens on 19 May 2022 at Shakespeare's Globe.
Star performing in Henry VIII are Adam Gillen as KING HENRY VIII, Bea Segura as QUEEN KATHARINE and Kevin McMonagle as CHAMBERLAIN
Henry VIII age recommendation is yet to be determined
Henry VIII is playing at Shakespeare's Globe and opens on 19 May 2022.
Henry VIII is an adaptation of the famous play by William Shakespeare that tells the story of Henry VIII and his first wife as she struggles to produce a male heir for the throne thus putting Henry VIII’s regency in trouble.
If your child is above the age of 5, you do need to purchase a Henry VIII ticket for your child
Generally, children above 5 years are expected to pay full price for a West End theatre ticket. However, Kids Week, which is an annual event during the summer, lets you purchase theatre tickets for children under 16 at half price as long as they are accompanied by two adults.
The running time of Henry VIII is yet to be confirmed
There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi casuals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.
No, outside food is not allowed while attending Henry VIII . Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.
Shakespeare's Globe has multiple facilities including Wheelchair accessibility, Accessible performances, Cafe, Bar and Restaurant, for the audiences during the Henry VIII
Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.
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