These blog posts offer an insight into some of the projects that we’ve supported and how the British Council works with literature, including interviews with writers, diaries from international visits, and reflections on completed or on-going projects. The opinions expressed in the blog are those of the authors.

Walking Cities Canada

| by Matt Beavers

Poets and writers walk, talk and share stories in these films from four cities across Canada.

Walking Cities: London

Watch the next in our series of short films. Kayo Chingonyi meets with Austrian writer Julya Rabinowich.

Walking Cities: Rome

Watch the next film in our series of Walking Cities films, pairing up writers across Europe and beyond to talk about Shakespeare. Rome is a key strategic centre for the Ancient history plays.

Walking Cities: Vienna

The next in our series of short films in which contemporary writers across Europe exchange ideas on Shakespeare’s lasting and ever-changing influence on contemporary writing.

Walking Cities - Verona

Watch the film third in our series of Walking Cities films. This time two games writers meet in Verona, home of Romeo and Juliet, to talk about Shakespeare's virtual realities...

Walking Cities - Athens

Watch the second in our series of short films. Anthony Anaxogorou meets with director of the National Theatre Greece to talk about Shakespeare.

Walking Cities - Olite, Spain

Watch this short film with UK based novelist Kamila Shamsie and Spanish author and translator Javier Montes discussing Shakespeare.