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App brings Shakespeare to new generation

British actor Ian McKellen poses for a portrait during an inteview with AFP in central London on April 22, 2016 Best known internationally for starring in "The Hobbit", British actor Ian McKellen spoke to AFP about his lifelong passion for Shakespeare as Britain celebrates the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death. McKellen was speaking on the eve of Saturday's commemorations, when he will perform alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Judi Dench in a celebration of Shakespeare's work at the playwri

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 25, 2016, on page 11.

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