Insert after "This was for the National Theatre of Great Britain:"
"At the end of the run he escaped that concrete fortress across the river and took it to the cradle of democracy."
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Handwritten notes:
"There in the Athens theatre"
"Hey diddle dee . . . ."
"on tour & in London at the Aldwych — that's before the RSC moved to London's third airport"
"423 years ago, the year that Galileo was born & Michaelangelo died — 1564"
"The first play I saw in Stratford was The Taming of the Shrew with Keith Michel as Petruchio and Barbara Jefford as Kate."

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