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A Shakespearean visitor at the Birthplace gift shop

Check out the souvenirs at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust gift shop with Theseus

Katie Neville

It’s Museum Week and museums all over the world are celebrating on Twitter with photographs and videos of some of the wonderful things they have on display. Each day has a theme and when we heard one of them was ‘souvenirs’ we headed for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust gift shop. Finding themselves among the many and varied Shakespeare souvenirs on offer, in-house actors Martin Smith and Richard Bunn decided to interpret a speech by Theseus from Midsummer Night’s Dream in a unique and fitting way…