Brush Up On Your Shakespeare with Sir Patrick Stewart & His #ASonnetADay Instagram Series
While Six star Samantha Purly is giving us our life by belting out the musical hits each day, Sir Patrick Stewart brings the Bard to our screens daily with his new sonnet series. Each day on Instagram, the beloved British actor performs a different Shakespeare sonnets for fans stuck inside and craving a bit of beauty and poetry. Shakespeare has 154 sonnets, so Sir Pat has plenty of content here for the long haul. Check out the first four performances below, and follow his Instagram for daily updates.
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It has led me to undertake what follows. When I was a child in the 1940s, my mother would cut up slices of fruit for me (there wasn't much) and as she put it in front of me she would say: "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." How about, “A sonnet a day keeps the doctor away”? So...here we go: Sonnet 1.