England: London – 400 Years To Celebrate ‘The Bard’.

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LONDON (AP) — If all the world’s a stage, William Shakespeare is its architect.

The playwright died 400 years ago Saturday (23/4), but remains the world’s most famous writer, living on through endlessly reinterpreted plays and globally known characters, including the tormented prince Hamlet and the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet .

The long-dead Bard is one of Britain’s leading cultural ambassadors, and the anniversary of his death on April 23, 1616, is being marked across Britain with parades, church services and — of course — stage performances. After all, the play’s the thing. (That’s just one of scores of phrases that Shakespeare has given the English language).

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgnInT4x8kA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3VGa6Fp3zI

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36111591

You can still visit the Globe theatre in London today and watch plays by the Bard.

Here are a few pictures of the theatre – London 2016.

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