Today I spoke to 2 visitors from Japan who despite their reticence at first agreed to talk to me.
Alfredo was a lovely and talkative visitor who shared his views with us about his Shakespeare experience.
Here are the comments from an enthusiastic family from India who were keen on giving me their views.
Today I spoke to visitors from Korea who wanted to talk about why they came to the birthplace.
Andrew was visiting from California, hoping to be inspired in his own writing.
It was lovely to hear what Raja had learnt from his visit to the home of Shakespeare.
Manuela and Rafael spoke to me about the importance of Shakespeare and why they had come to visit his birthplace today.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]