Rebecca one of our Shakespeare Aloud actors recites Sonnet number 18, ‘Shall I compare thee to a summers day….’ in Japanese
Today I spoke to 2 visitors from Japan who despite their reticence at first agreed to talk to me.
Myumi was very interested in the garden of Shakespeare’s Birthplace. I found her writing the English names of plants that feature in Shakespeare’s plays. Although she is not familiar with the plays in English she told me how to say Romeo and Juliet in Japanese. We’ve since been told the play Myumi is naming in [...]
Shakespeare Aloud actress Rebecca tells me what she likes best about performing from people from all over the world and how she communicates Shakespeare to them.
Four visitors fwho are all studying English in Bristol took a weekend trip to Shakespeare’s Birthplace. The girls come from South Korea, Russia and Japan.
Me (Eve) talking about one page from our Guest Book from yesterday, 13th May
Miki and Hiroo who were on their honeymoon wanted to come to Stratford to see where William Shakespeare was born as part of their tour of Europe.