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Briefing for FPA members at Shakespeare’s Globe
Start Date
14th Mar 2012
Shakespeare’s Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT
(United Kingdom)
FPA & Globe Theatre
Event Info
Event Type: Press Briefing
09.00 onwards (tours of the theatre available from 11.00)
Shakespeare’s Globe would like to invite the foreign press to an exclusive International Press Briefing.

The briefing will offer you the chance to hear from five key spokespeople from the Globe. Topics include the Globe’s international links, upcoming theatre performances and educational events in 2012, the Globe to Globe Festival and the future of the Globe, including plans to open an indoor Jacobean theatre onsite. Further details are outlined below.

You will have the option of taking part in a tour of the theatre and will be provided with detailed information packs on the history of the Globe, international feature and interview ideas and recent press releases.

RSVP by Friday 9th March: Louise.g@shakespearesglobe.com


08.45 – 09.00 Arrival in the main foyer. Please report to the press desk

09.00 Tea and coffee

09.20 Welcome and introduction by Neil Constable, Chief Executive

09.30 Dominic Dromgoole, Artistic Director, will outline his artistic vision for the Globe and the theatre’s upcoming highlights of 2012 - the Globe’s most ambitious year yet.

09.45 Patrick Spottiswoode, Director, Globe Education, will introduce the ground-breaking work that Globe Education does, along with its international connections and ambitions.

10.00 Tom Bird, Globe to Globe Festival Director, will talk about the upcoming Globe to Globe Festival which will see all of Shakespeare’s plays performed in 37 languages by theatre companies from 36 countries, in just 6 weeks.

10.15 Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Head of Courses & Research & chair of the Architectural Research Group, will discuss the Globe’s plans for an indoor Jacobean theatre, the most complete recreation of an English renaissance indoor theatre yet attempted.

10.30-11.00 Meet the press team

11.00 Tour of the theatre (optional, tours last approximately 45 minutes). Please let us know in advance if you would like to take part in a tour and visit the exhibition.

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