Amit and Ping’s enthusiasm was infectious and impossible to resist. Talking to them reminded me how extraordinary it is we can talk about Shakespeare and his influence across the world in the actual house where he grew up.
Having not only studied Shakespeare but also translated some of his works from the English text into Gujarati this Professor felt that coming to Shakespeare’s Birthplace was a pilgrimage. He has some wonderful things to say about Shakespeare and his works.
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 [...]
Nethra and Kahan were visiting the Birthplace to get an insight into Shakespeare’s life and better understand his works.
Here are the comments from an enthusiastic family from India who were keen on giving me their views.
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 [...]
Guest blogger, Richard Ingle, one of the Shakespeare Aloud acting team, chatted to Anu from India in the garden. She talked about Shakespeare’s connections to India and Indian plays and would like to make a film about these connections.
Shakespeare Aloud actor Ellis tells me about a performance of Hamlet in The Birthplace garden.
Today i met Swami in the garden next to the bust of Tagore. He was so very happy to be at Shakespeare’s Birthplace and it was a pleasure to meet him. He really made me smile with his fantastic comments on Shakespeare and what he means to him. Thanks Swami