Great guide and very interesting history. Loved the costumes and the overall experience.
emmaknock United Kingdom
I took this tour on my birthday and it was a lovely way to spend the day. I arrived at the Globe about 15 minutes before my tour start time and had no trouble collecting the tickets and joining up with the group and guide in the exhibition area. The tour began outside the Globe, where we learned about the reconstruction of the theatre, and then we went inside and sat down in the ‘two penny’ seats. Our guide Lauren was awesome. She told us all about the Globe, Shakespeare and Elizabethan London, and had the whole group laughing and engaged throughout. After the tour, I made my way through the exhibition with an audio guide. There’s loads to see and read about, as well as some clothing and stage-fighting demonstrations, so give yourself plenty of time. I upgraded to finish with afternoon tea at the Swan and I’m so glad I did. The menus, tea set and food are all in the theme of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. If you take this tour, I highly recommend opting for the afternoon tea.
Shakespeare's Globe is a must visit while in London! On arrival we made our way through to the start of the tour. Our guide Lauren Holden was great! So insightful, knowledgeable and funny - truly bringing our tour to life! While Lauren was telling us all about the Globe, some of the actors came out on stage to start warming up for their afternoon show- such a nice surprise!:) Once the tour was finished I made my way around the exhibition with an audio guide, there were fencing and clothing demonstrations to watch too! We upgraded to experience the Midsummer Nights Dream themed afternoon tea at The Swan- lovely way to end off the visit! I highly recommend this tour!
The tour was most informative. Our tour guide was hilarious and made the tour interesting! I was even able to take great pics! Thanks for a great time!
The Globe tour was great - - and the tea at the restaurant next door was fantastic!!! I can't say enough about it. It was an incredible meal and the staff was great.
Our guide was entertaining and informative. Both my grandson and I enjoyed the experience thoroughly. The pacing of the tour and the layout of the museum made it accessible to all.
The guide was knowledgeable and interesting and the Globe Theatre was beautiful.
I will be back.
Our tour guide was lovely. The theater is very interesting to look at and the tour was very informative. Nice part of town to also see the river and the Tate museum and the tour is not only tailored to theater lovers but generally interesting cultural things. Not too long, either, which was nice.
This was like stepping into history. I recommend this to everyone going to London.
It was great to hear about the audiences at the Globe Theatre in Shakespeare's day. Our guide Alex provided lots of colour and context for the theatre. We recommend the high tea as well - the food was beautiful to look at and delicious to eat... and when we couldn't finish it, the staff put some in a box for us to take home! Friendly service and a great view!
It's a nice tour for Shakespeare / theatre fans. Plus to get there is a nice walk along the river.
I got in to see a performance of Richard 11 after my tour which was the icing on the cake
The tour is an amazing experience, I would suggest booking the tour and the play on the same day to get the full experience. Wouldn't miss it!
Excellent tour and exhibition. Our tour guide was so enthusiastic bringing alive the theatre. We loved her and obviously she loved her work and being an actress
This tour was incredibly informative in a very entertaining way. The guide was excellent and had us all laughing on numerous occasions.
We spent about an hour looking at the exhibition, very interesting and creative. You don't need to be a massive fan of Shakespeare to enjoy this visit! We were able to watch actors rehearsing a fencing scene which was great.
The staff were all extremely pleasant , welcoming and helpful.
A great place to explore. It is a re-creation, but a pretty cool one.
Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and our guide, who was both knowledgeable and entertaining, was wonderful. It gives you a real insight into the world of William Shakespeare.
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