Archive | July, 2011
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2 visitors from Japan

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Today I spoke to 2 visitors from Japan who despite their reticence at first agreed to talk to me.

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Alfredo from Ecuador

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Alfredo was a lovely and talkative visitor who shared his views with us about his Shakespeare experience.

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A family from India

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Here are the comments from an enthusiastic family from India who were keen on giving me their views.

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Erica and Saul from Korea

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Today I spoke to visitors from Korea who wanted to talk about why they came to the birthplace.

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Andrew from the United States

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Andrew was visiting from California, hoping to be inspired in his own writing.

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Raja from the U.K.

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It was lovely to hear what Raja had learnt from his visit to the home of Shakespeare.

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Manuela and Rafael from Brazil

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Manuela and Rafael spoke to me about the importance of Shakespeare and why they had come to visit his birthplace today.

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Group visiting from China

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The Shakespeare Aloud actors were out in the Birthplace garden as these lovely girls from China stopped to ask for a photograph with me – I’m in my Tudor costume.  It was great to meet them and In return I asked them to talk to me about Shakespeare.

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Kopterkojak and Rashimi

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Kopterkojak blew into the workshop like a force of nature and began talking about love – it was quite an entrance.  A performer and writer – like Shakespeare – Kopterkojak had inspiring teachers who brought the words of our greatest dramatist alive.  It was his wife – Rashimi, a teacher herself – who answered the […]

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Mandy Newman from Buckinghamshire

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Mandy from Buckinghamshire was visiting the Birthplace for the third time and I caught up with her and her son in the garden.  As a creative writing student Mandy has had the opportunity to direct a scene from Richard the Second and she talks illuminatingly about what that meant to her and how that transformed […]