The Battle of Wills
The identity of the author of Shakespeare's plays is a contentious matter. This programme talks to some of the literary detectives whose search for the real Will Shakespeare has become the work of a lifetime. Many defend Stratford Will whilst others claim he was Christopher Marlowe, Francis Bacon or Queen Elizabeth I!Tweet
Great British Railway Journeys | Long Itchington to Moseley
In the Tudor town of Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, Michael visits the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, home since 1961 to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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Yvonne and Julian learn about translating Shakespeare into BSL.