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Transcript “Sir Kenneth Branagh’s Speech at the London Olympic Games 2012”

Kenneth Branagh: Be not afeard, be not afeard. The Isle is full of noises. Sounds and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not. Sometimes, a thousand twangling instruments will hum about mine ears, and sometime voices. But if I then had waked after long sleep, will make me sleep again: and then, in dreaming, the clouds methought would open and show riches ready to drop upon me. That when I waked, I cried to dream again.

Announcer: The great British engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who is played by Kenneth Branagh. The words from Shakespeare’s Tempest.