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William Shakespeare


Join Greg Jenner in 16th century England to meet the bard himself, one of England's greatest writers, William Shakespeare.

How did he go from the son of a glove maker in Stratford Upon Avon to a famed theatre owner, actor and writer in London? What was life really like in a Shakespearean theatre? And which Disney film was influenced by his work hundreds of years later?

Produced by The Athletic for BBC Radio 4