Word of the Week: ‘Candle’ (n.) – a taper, a light

‘That light we see is burning in my hall.
How far that little candle throws his beams-
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.’
[Portia to Nerissa]
The Merchant of Venice V.i

Voiced by Amy Cody

Behind The Voice:
Amy is the Major Gifts Co-ordinator at Shakespeare’s Globe and has recently been working very hard to raise money for the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Amy’s favourite Shakespeare play is Hamlet.

This week we announced the inaugural season of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, an indoor theatre that will bring you Jacobean joy by candlelight. For more information on the 2014 theatre season, click here.

To donate towards the building of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouseclick here.