Kenyan actors performing at the Globe theatre
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How do you adapt Shakespeare to Swahili?

A Swahili version of Shakespeare's play Merry Wives of Windsor was performed at the London Globe Theatre.

To mark the Cultural Olympiad, the London's Globe theatre is staging each of Shakespeare's plays in 37 different languages.

The Bitter Pills theatre company from Nairobi rehearsed tirelessly at the National Theatre in preparation for their performance of Merry Wives of Windsor in Swahili.

BBC Africa's Angela Ngendo reports.

  • 04 May
  • From the section Africa