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    Default Letters to Juliet

    Every year 10,000 people write to Shakespeare's Juliet in Verona, Italy.

    There's a committee of women who reply to them all.

    https://bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b0


    Hat tip: The Letter Appreciation Society, via Twitter.

    Edit on July 24: Here is the correct link.

    Sorry for the cut and paste error.
    Last edited by BlkWhiteFilmPix; July 24th, 2021 at 07:10 AM. Reason: Added correct link
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    Default Re: Letters to Juliet

    Sadly the link doesn't work despite it starting bbc.co.uk: "Sorry, the page you are looking for cannot be found!"
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    Default Re: Letters to Juliet

    This is the full link, obtained by following the Hat Tip

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b04xnczn

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    Default Re: Letters to Juliet

    Cut and paste error on my part. Sorry for the inconvenience. Just added the correct link to my original post.
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    Thank you BayesianPrior.
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    Thank you, I found it now. Good job both . I've been to Stratford upon Avon for the full Shakespeare tour but like the idea of visiting Verona Italy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlkWhiteFilmPix View Post
    Every year 10,000 people write to Shakespeare's Juliet in Verona, Italy.

    There's a committee of women who reply to them all.

    https://bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b0


    Hat tip: The Letter Appreciation Society, via Twitter.

    Edit on July 24: Here is the correct link.

    Sorry for the cut and paste error.
    I didn't know about this. I teach this play every year, but I'm not sure I'll tell my students about it. There are elements of this that are kind of creepy, and definitely very sad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    .... I've been to Stratford upon Avon for the full Shakespeare tour but like the idea of visiting Verona Italy.
    same, on both counts!

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    I owe a number of good friends and/or correspondents letters and cards that are LONG overdue. Juliet ain't got nothing on them, and she certainly won't steal away precious time from me doing what I need to get done!
    "When Men differ in Opinion, both Sides ought equally to have the Advantage of being heard by the Publick;
    and that when Truth and Error have fair Play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter."

    ~ Benjamin Franklin

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