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Love in Isolation

In times of solitude from their place of sanctuary, artists share some of the greatest words ever written

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To celebrate Shakespeare’s 456th birthday, we invited artists to perform Shakespeare’s words (quotes, sonnets, soliloquies or even stage directions!) from their place of social distancing. We hope these words will inspire and comfort you wherever you are. #LoveInIsolation

SHAKESPEARE & LOVE IN ISOLATION

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Paul Chahidi, Twelfth Night, Act II, scene 3

Ellie Piercy, King John, Act III, scene 4

Jade Anouka, Twelfth Night, Act II, scene 2

Jenifer Toksvig, The Tempest, Act IV, scene 1

Catrin Aaron, As You Like It, Act II, scene 1

Sophie Stone, As You Like It, Act II, scene 7

Philip Cumbus, Romeo & Juliet, Act I, scene 4

Paul Ready, As You Like It, Act II, scene 7

Nadia Albina, Sonnet 47

Alfred Enoch, The Tempest, Act IV, scene 1

Athena Stevens, Romeo & Juliet, Act III, scene 2

Shubham Saraf, Richard II, Act V, scene 5

Stephen Fry, Sonnet 29

Future artists who you’ll hear share their favourite Shakespeare’s words include: Sandi Toksvig, Kathryn Hunter, Roger Allam and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

LOVE IN ISOLATION ON THE PODCAST

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Such Stuff 

#SuchStuff s5 e3: Love in Isolation

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Listen to the latest Such Stuff  podcast episode in which the Globe’s Artistic Director Michelle Terry and theatre director Peter Brook discuss the unique power of the sonnets during this time.