Win tickets to see Emilia. We have five pairs of seated tickets…

Win tickets to see Emilia. 

We have five pairs of seated tickets to see the world premiere of Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s new play Emilia

‘ Men, who forgetting they were born of women, nourished of women, and if they were not of the means of women, they would be quite extinguished out of the world, and a final end of them all; do like vipers deface the wombs wherein they were bred.’

In 1611 Emilia Bassano penned these words to her ‘Vertuous Reader’, as part of a volume of radical, feminist and subversive poetry.

Emilia Bassano, was she the ‘Dark Lady’ of Shakespeare’s Sonnets? Maybe, but she definitely was an exceptional woman for her time and a poet, mother, and feminist.

Nicole Charles directs an all-female cast who will shine a light on Emilia and share Her Story, erased, until now, by history.

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How to enter

To be in with a chance of winning one of five pairs of tickets tweet us @The_Globe and tell us who your favourite forgotten woman from history is and include the hashtag #GlobeEmilia. 

Winners will be picked at random and contacted through Twitter. 

The competition runs from 11.30am on Wednesday 8 August and closes at 12 midday on Friday 10 August. 

Five winners will win a pair of seated tickets for one of the following shows: 

  • Saturday 11 August, 7.30pm
  • Monday 13 August, 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 14 August, 2.00pm

Please read our general competition terms and conditions. 

Photography: Helen Murray