This was announced by Director of the British Council in Russia Michael Byrd. “In April, in the Moscow metro and hopefully, in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Kazan will be launched Shakespeare train. We will not disclose any details, except to say that passengers Filevskaya line in Moscow during his usual trip to work can suddenly find themselves in the company of heroes of plays Shakespeare “- he said in an interview with RIA Novosti.
This action will take place in the framework of cross-year language and literature in Russia and the UK in 2016. In these two countries will be held a few dozen events, including displays of the best productions of the plays of the outstanding playwright William Shakespeare in 50 cities of Russia.
“British Council together with friends from the Embassy and the Ministry of Trade and Investment We have developed a comprehensive program. It will be held in many cities of Russia. ” According to Byrd, at the beginning of the year will start the cycle TheatreHD, in which 50 cities in theaters will broadcast performances of the British Royal National Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre “Globe”, with the participation of such stars as Benedict Cumberbatch.