Statue of William Shakespeare and Prince Hal, Gower Memorial, Stratford-Upon-Avon, England (@ Richard Taylor/4Corners)
- \"All the world\s a stage, and all the men and women merely players,“ said the man we\re celebrating.""Take a bow, people
- Acting legend Sir Ian McKellen believes Shakespeare “was a master of rhythm.”""Was he, in fact, music\s first rapper?
- A host of events will take place across the world this weekend in celebration of the Bard of Avon.""Who\s up for Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad?
- More than half of the world\s schoolchildren are said to be studying this literary canon.""Where\s perhaps the best place in Britain to learn his work?