Measure for Measure Tickets London Theatre
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4 (2) · Shakespeare

A powerful and darkly comic new production

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Shakespeare’s tale of injustice and inequality, comes to light in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

When the government starts policing the free expression of sexual desire, Isabel is drawn from the safe space of her convent to rescue her brother from death under the new laws. Only his freedom comes at a price. Her.

In a hypersexualised, politically polarised society, morality is messy and principles are compromised. What would you be willing to lose in the fight for justice?

Director Blanche McIntyre presents Shakespeare’s play from the perspective of Isabel, told with thrilling suspense and remarkable resonance.

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Can't visit the theatre in person? Watch a live streamed performance of a powerful and darkly comic new production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, direct from our Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on 7 January 2022. Please visit the Sheakespeare's Globe website for more information.

Critic reviews

Judgment deferred: Hailey Bachrach reviews Blanche McIntyre’s subtle, playful and refreshingly unmoralistic take on Shakespeare’s play


Provokes laughter as much as thought

· Broadway World

This problem play is a delight

· The Arts Desk

Surprising and delightful twist on the Bard's comedy

· London Theatre

An exquisitely smart new take on Shakespeare’s darkly comic morality play

· Time Out

A joyously comedic take on a challenging play

· WhatsOnStage

Despite being Shakespeare’s “problem” play, there are no problems here

· The Upcoming

Vaudeville Shakespeare set in 1970s Britain

· The Times

Sleaze and decay of the Seventies make an intriguing backdrop

· Evening Standard

Refreshingly reframed

· The Stage

Shakespeare’s problem play gets a 1970s makeover

· The Guardian

Yet another disservice to Shakespeare

· The Telegraph
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Date & time

Show ended
Fri 19 Nov, 2021 - Sat 15 Jan, 2022
2pm & 7.30pm


21 New Globe Walk, Bankside SE1 9DT London, UK · Get Directions
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
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