Co-incidental with the all the celebrations around the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, comes news of a Masters Degree in Shakespeare and Performance earned by 91-year old pensioner, Patricia Bishop.
Bishop (shown here with her daughter) first graduated in 1945. 71 years later she now has a completed MA from London’s Birkbeck University. The 91 year old summed up the feat saying “I graduated. Of course I was one of the older ones.”