The guides and actors at Shakespeare’s Birthplace really enjoyed welcoming a school group from Dusseldorf in Germany to the house. We just had to ask their teacher about the kangaroo…
Wonderful conversations and unforgettable encounters happen every day at Shakespeare’s Birthplace and sometimes we get the chance to capture them on film and share them on the blog. Ten year old Kisakye and his nine year old sister Kirabo, from Bushey in Hertfordshire, visited Shakespeare’s Birthplace with their Mother and Grandmother and brought the house […]
Great to talk to visitors from New Zealand who had traced their family tree back to Shakespeare’s sister and hoped to continue their research here at Shakespeare’s Birthplace. The background noise is provided by actors from in-house acting troupe ‘Shakespeare Aloud’ who perform Shakespeare (loudly!) in the garden of the Birthplace every day of the […]
Great to meet Janice and Gary from Florida.
It was great to talk to Tom Walsh, Katia Garcia and Marla Zarate, from New York and Madrid, in the garden of Shakespeare’s Birthplace.
One of the biggest sellers in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Bookshop this month is William Shakespeare’s Star Wars by Ian Doescher – the story of the first Star Wars film re-told in Darth Vader defying verse. Two of our in-house actors, John Robert Partridge and Richard Bunn, were inspired to perform a scene from this […]
It was a real privilege to talk to Sharon Saxton from Orange County, Southern California about loving Shakespeare, teaching Shakespeare and her passion for his plays.
It was great to talk to Ashu Nyenty from Cameroon in the garden of Shakespeare’s Birthplace.
Michelle from London, the First Folio and the beauty of an unhealthy relationship with a dead poet!
It was great to talk to Hannah about going to a primary school named after Shakespeare and discuss the positive effects of asking for a King James Bible on her eight birthday!