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Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon

William Shakespeare - Plays, Quotes & Poems - Biography

William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest poet and playwright ever to have written in English or any other language. Although Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, his reputation did not rise to its current heights until the 19th century.

This documentary is an introductory glimpse into the poet’s life, where he was born, whom he married, where he lived and died. It is all against the quaint backdrop of the Elizabethan town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England.

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, in London, has been recreated and stands on the banks of the Thames, on the very site of the original theatre once stood.

Husband to Anne Hathaway and father to three children.  Although little more is known of his personal life, this documentary captures the significant locations, houses, churches, theatres and other landmarks of Shakespeare’s life.  Throughout the production are extracts from his plays and poetry are heard.

Travel / Historical Documentary 

Download 22 minutes ‘Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon’

All the world’s a stage,
and all the men and women merely players:
they have their exits and their entrances;
and one man in his time plays many parts…”  by: Shakespeare

William Shakespeare’s place of birth – Stratford-upon Avon, England
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Monument – Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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Statue – William Shakespeare – Stratford-upon-Avon, England