Wed June 18, 2014
Listen To Patrick Stewart On Reading Shakespeare For The First Time
Before Sir Patrick Stewart quit high school at 15 years old, an English teacher handed him a copy of "The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare and told Stewart to read the part of Shylock. That one act changed everything for the working-class teenager from Yorkshire, England. Hear him talk about reading Shakespeare for the first time.
Stewart is the chancellor of a 20,000 student university in England, The University of Huddersfield.
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