Ford Helps Hamlet

Although Richard III once proclaimed, “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!” the folks at London’s Globe Theatre (on the South Bank, not the theatre in Stratford, home of Shakespeare, who would have been 447 this year) have a bit more straightforward needs as they are going to be taking Hamlet and As You Like It on the road this summer to more than 40 stages.

Although Richard III once proclaimed, “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!” the folks at London’s Globe Theatre (on the South Bank, not the theatre in Stratford, home of Shakespeare, who would have been 447 this year) have a bit more straightforward needs as they are going to be taking Hamlet and As You Like It on the road this summer to more than 40 stages.

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Ford Mondeo outside the gates of the Globe Theatre in London

Ford is providing the Globe with three Transit vans and two Mondeos, which will be used to ferry actors, sets, crew, costumes, and props for the tour.

Which leads one to wonder: What would Shakespeare drive?