Thoroughbred British became the first passenger train “Shakespearean passions”, which began to ply on Arbat-Pokrovskaya line of the Moscow metro.

“The staff of the Moscow metro “Poetry in the metro” exhibition “Shakespearean passions” for the first time started to run at Arbat-Pokrovskaya line. One of the first it made the trip a mysterious furry passenger – a purebred British cat, an exact copy of one of the characters of themed design bright trains”, – told RIA “news” in the British Council.

In may, the train was running on the Filyovskaya line and the upgrade went on Arbat-Pokrovskaya line. “Real Shakespeare, the cat, as if descended from the picture in the front carriage of the train bright, became one of the first passengers who traveled on his new route. Pet confidently took his place in the passenger seat and accompanied by a poetic composition in a good way”, – stated in the message.

The British Council emphasized the randomness of the appearance in subway four-legged passenger. For a thematic decoration of the cars of the train Shakespeare one of the characters was chosen as a purebred cat. Painted Briton holds in his hands Shakespeare himself. This idea reflects the view of the extraordinary attitude of the Great bard to the lions – it is known that he mentioned them in his works dozens of times.

Earlier it was reportedthat will it was decided to use Emoji. In the language of emoticons and pictograms of “talking” Macbeth, king Lear, Romeo and Juliet.

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564, died there on April 23 (may 3) 1616. It is traditionally believed that he died in my birthday, however, among historians there is no certainty that Shakespeare was born on this day. The body of Shakespeare is buried in Holy Trinity Church.

Shakespeare wrote 38 plays, 154 sonnets, four poems and three epitaphs. His plays have been translated into all major languages and to this day form the basis of the world theatrical repertoire.

Purebred British cat was the first of Shakespeare’s passenger trains of the Moscow metro 13.10.2016

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