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BBC goes back to the bard (Guardian)

I wish people would get over their obsession with Shakespeare. Not everyone will like it, just as not everyone likes Clive Cussler or Italo Calvino and it’s not ‘highbrow’ to concentrate on one author. Why not make TV adaptations of stories told by many of Shakespeare’s contemporaries instead, and open up the ‘unknowns’ to the masses?

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