I'm sure the plays are a great joy if you 'get' them, but I never did.Macbeth, The Tempest and The Merchant of Venice are all tremendous works. I studied them for A level English lit.They were taught and interpreted for us tremendously by excellent teachers, I got an 'A' grade, and they have all stayed with me ever since. Seen them all at the theatre since then too.
I wouldn't have got them without the teachers tbh. My family home only had about 4 books in it, and we weren't exactly steeped in literature. But it always appealed to me.I'm sure the plays are a great joy if you 'get' them, but I never did.
Could/should have tried a bit harder.
Arnie famously offered to dub his own films into German but was declined. His Austrian accent was a bit like dubbing Sean Connery with Wurzel Gummidge.Arnold Schwarzenegger got his first film part, Hercules in New York, when is agent fibbed to the produced that Arnie was a famous Shakespearean actor back home in Austria.
His thoughts on cycle touringOr.. A bike. A bike. My kingdom for a bike.
Is that the part where Lady Macbeth looked him up and down then said "out damned spot" and he said said "okeydokey.... . BUT I WILL BE BACK"Arnold Schwarzenegger got his first film part, Hercules in New York, when is agent fibbed to the produced that Arnie was a famous Shakespearean actor back home in Austria.
Have you ever seen Shakespeare live where the audience gets involved? The original stalls in a circular arena. As they were intended. So very different to the dry texts of what you may have read at school.I never did get excited about Shakespeare. Dull dull dull.
Dahl on the other hand is great....(Also where the above plant’s name comes from)
(Why do people pronounce dahlia ‘day-li-ahs’ and not ‘dar-li-ahs’ ?
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