Archive | October, 2011
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Sarah Horner and Jennifer Rigby performing the Chorus from Henry V

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As part of the Great Shakespeare Cover-up Campaign two of our Shakespeare Aloud Actors where filmed by Midlands Today performing the Chorus speech from Henry V

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BBC Breakfast News filming in the Birthplace

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On Oct 25th the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust launched the Great Shakespeare Cover-up in response to the film Anonymous, this footage is of the Director of the Birthplace trust Diana Owen and Birthplace Guide Katie Neville being interviewed for the BBC Breakfast news programme. If you would like to know more about the evidence that proves […]

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Jo from Jersey

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Jo teaches English to French speaking children on the Island of Jersey she is planning a trip with her students and so came to the Birthplace to see what it is all about before bringing them here.

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Chhaya from India

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Chhaya has some wonderful things to say about her feelings of being here at Shakespeare’s Birthplace. Chhaya feels that her visit to England would not have been complete if she did not see the house where Shakespeare was born, Chhaya we hope that the rest of your time in the UK is as much of […]

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Grace & Beth from Bournemouth, UK

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Grace and Beth had visited the Birthplace during their half term holiday for different reasons, Grace is currently learning about the Tudors at school and so wanted to learn about the history of the time and Beth is a drama student and interested in Shakespeare and his works.

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4 school girls from Rutland

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The girls gave us their thoughts on what relevance they think Shakespeare’s works has on young people today, specifically Romeo & Juliet.

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Courtney, Julia & Graeme from Toronto Canada

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Courtney, Julia & Graeme are on a school trip to the UK and before heading home to Toronto they came to visit the Birthplace. All are part of the schools drama program and took this opportunity to learn a bit more about Shakespeare. Graeme said a real great thing about understanding Shakespeare language,  that Shakespeare […]

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Jenean from West Virginia & Amanda from Texas

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Jenean & Amanda came to Shakespeare’s Birthplace to learn more about the writer who’s plays they have studied at school. Jenean say’s that being here at the house where Shakespeare grew up has helped her to understand a bit more about the plays and the influences that Shakespeare had in his early life.

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Sarah from Belgium

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Sarah has always wanted to see the birthplace of William Shakespeare so whilst staying with friends in Oxford she took the opportunity to visit us.

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Daniel Grant from USA

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Daniel came to the Birthplace as he wanted to see something historical. Whilst here he learnt a lot about Shakespeare