shakespeareDue to a misunderstanding in the course of a recent email correspondence (YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE), I found myself musing on the absence of plumbers in Shakespeare. This may of course be because there wasn’t really that much plumbing in Elizabethan times, but I still think that the bard may have missed a trick …

Michael Drain ?

William Plunger?

Francis Stopcock?

Martin Ubend?

It could be a new game – name 3 Shakespearean electricians … motor mechanics … celebrity chefs* … call centre workers …

* celebrety chefs aren’t mechanicals exactly, but they can be quite rude