Monday, March 14, 2016

Combining Shakespeare Week with la Semaine de la Langue Française et de la Francophonie

England this week is celebrating Shakespeare Week and across the channel the week is dedicated to the French language and French speakers throughout the world. Rather than start another Hundred Years' War over these competing celebrations, here's the most famous scene from a Shakespeare play written and performed in French (this performance from Branagh's 1989 Henry V features Emma Thompson as Katherine de Valois and Geraldine McEwan as Alice):

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