The Tempest Tickets London Theatre

The Tempest Tickets

4 (3) · Shakespeare

Get ready to be shaken by Shakespeare’s most elemental comedy

Tickets from £6


‘O brave new world, That has such people in’t!’ - Act IV, scene 1

For powerful Prospero’s opening act of revenge, he raises a ferocious storm to shipwreck a crew of men – including his usurping brother – onto the remote island he now rules. His unwitting cast is now in position and, with reluctant support from the island’s colonised inhabitants, Prospero’s designs of magical and emotional manipulation unfurl with life-changing force.

The stage is set for a tumultuous new production of The Tempest, Shakespeare’s tale of reckoning and redemption, this summer in the Globe Theatre. Brought to life by our 2022 Globe Ensemble with direction from Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes (A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Twelfth Night, Globe).

Critic reviews

The comic supporting turns are well handled

London Theatre

It’s certainly a refreshingly contemporary take

Theatre Weekly

Sean Holmes takes enjoyable liberties with his party island Tempest

· The Observer

Holmes’s production is a surprising delight

· The Upcoming

Colourful take on Shakespeare’s late play is never short of invention

· The Stage

A sunny delight

· Evening Standard

Sean Holmes's modish adaptation has gimmicks aplenty, but somehow works

· The Telegraph

It’s inventive, compassionate and really just a pure joy

· Time Out

Holmes delivers a modern, refreshing, and unconventional take

· Broadway World

Sean Holmes’s gleefully comic take is a riot of holiday colour and fun

· The Guardian

This is Shakespeare meets Benidorm

· WhatsOnStage

Inflatable lobsters and football anthems make for gimmicky Shakespeare

· The Times

Occasional gales of laughter drown out subtlety

· The Arts Desk

Tickets from £6


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Date & time

Until 22 Oct
Fri 22 Jul - Sat 22 Oct 2022
1pm, 2pm, 6.30pm & 7.30pm


21 New Globe Walk, Bankside SE1 9DT London, UK · Get Directions
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