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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Dominic Dromgoole

The Bard Goes Abroad

Saturday 12 August 2:15pm - 3:15pm

To take Hamlet on a world tour, or not to take Hamlet on a world tour? That was the question which Artistic Director of the Globe, Dominic Dromgoole, posed himself as he pondered the best way to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth....