NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe: Michelle Terry was named as new director

 

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Recently Actress and writer Michelle Terry has been named as the incoming director of Shakespeare’s Globe theatre.

She said she was “so proud and excited” about her new role, describing it as “a dream come true”.

Terry, who has performed at the Globe in As You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Love’s Labour’s Lost, will take over from Emma Rice in April 2018.

Terry won an Olivier award for her performance in Tribes at the Royal Court in 2010.

She also wrote and starred in the Sky One series The Cafe, with Ralf Little.

Neil Constable, chief executive of Shakespeare’s Globe, said: “Audiences have loved her sparkling and intelligent performances on our stage over the years – now they will have the opportunity to see her fresh artistic vision come to life as she moves into a new phase of her impressive career.”

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