Ever had a live recital of your Shakespear classics? Veterans Dr John Kani and Fiona Ramsay enchant listeners today with a lovely on-air offering.
702's Azania Mosaka spoke to the seasoned stage performers about their long years in the industry, as well as their intimate knowledge of the playwright.
Listen to the interview below:
My first encounter with Shakespeare was in 1959. I started it in Xhosa, and I was quite disappointed when I read it in English.— Dr John Kani, veteran actor
...You can put it in into many modern and political contexts...I think it shows how wonderful it is because you can put Romeo and Juliet in Khayelitsha.— Fiona Ramsay, veteran actress