The Bible – A Recital of the King James Bible

Sunday, 17 April 2011 - Monday, 25 April 2011
Location: Shakespeare’s Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, United Kingdom
Organisation: Shakespeare’s Globe
Topic: Bible


Written in 1611, the King James Bible was the work of many hands, and has proved over the last four hundred years the undying power of the written and the spoken word. The Globe celebrates that achievement, and that long oral tradition, by reciting one of the great masterpieces of world literature from Palm Sunday to Easter Monday.

A team of actors will present these texts clear and simple, in a theatre which is constantly working to make Jacobean words become flesh.

You are encouraged to listen to these beautiful readings for as long as you wish during each session. Late and readmission are permitted but please be mindful and respectful of the performers and other audience members especially when leaving or entering the auditorium.

Book now to experience this unique event:

Tickets: General admission £10 per session; Multi buy £90 for all sessions
Box Office 020 7401 9919
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Palm Sunday, 17 April
(10am - 4pm)

Genesis, Exodus
4.30pm - Midnight
Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy

Monday, 18 April
6pm - Midnight

Joshua to 1 Samuel

Tuesday, 19 April
6pm - Midnight

2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings

Wednesday, 20 April
6pm - Midnight

1 Chronicles to Nehemiah

Maundy Thursday, 21 April
6pm - Midnight

Esther, Job, Psalms

Good Friday, 22 April
9am - 4pm

Proverbs to Lamentations
4.30pm - Midnight
Ezekiel to the end of the Old Testament

Easter Sunday, 24 april
9am - 12.30pm

Matthew, Mark
1pm - 5pm
Luke, John

Easter Monday, 25 April
10am - 2.30pm

The Acts to 2 Corinthians
3pm - 7.30pm
Galatians to the end of the New Testament

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