Amazing really - a few years ago it would have been impossible and now just strengthens the cultural ties between the two countries:
Funding the construction only became possible after Poland joined the EU in 2004. Brussels' cash has paid for three-quarters of the £18m (23m euros) cost, with the remainder provided by local authorities. Building finally began in 2011 with the bulldozers performing a ballet
"English actors first came to Gdansk in 1601. They kept coming for over half a century and Shakespeare's plays were performed here during his lifetime."
"In one of the surviving documents the author says the English were followed by virgins who travelled from one town to another," Prof Limon says. "Like groupies?" I ask. "Exactly," he says.