UK celebrates Shakespeare's birthday

Celebrations are taking place to mark the writer's 450th birthday.

    Celebrations are taking place across the UK to mark the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth.

    Considered by many to be one of the world's greatest writers, his plays and sonnets have endured the test of time and are being commemorated globally.

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from Stratford-upon-Avon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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