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Society & Culture, History

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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

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Shakespeare’s world and cricket in South Africa

April 21st, 2016

Episode 265 of 296 episodes

Edward Wilson-Lee looks at how the playwright’s work became celebrated on a global scale, while Dean Allen recounts the story of a pioneering British cricket enthusiast who popularised the sport in 19th-century South Africa

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