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Topic: Clare Asquith

Let’s not get carried away claiming Shakespeare for Catholicism

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith reviews a superb production of All’s Well That Ends Well, but cautions against extravagant interpretations of Shakespeare

Shakespeare did write Lear; what is more, he was a Catholic

Sir Derek Jacobi is wrong to think that Shakespeare could not have written his own plays; the greatest poet and dramatist of all times was an Englishman and a Catholic