This is a transcript of an introduction by Ben Spiller, 1623 artistic director, to a screening of Forbidden Planet as part of iD Fest at Derby QUAD in May 2013.
1623 trainee Darius and his mum Cheryl are full of Shakespearan spirit, as Darius develops his acting skills and Cheryl writes poetry.
The mother of one of 1623's trainees has written a sonnet in the style of Shakespeare and it's going to be read at the Stratford Poetry Festival this summer.
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