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Why Shakespeare is 'next to God'

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The actress Zoe Wanamaker - at The Globe Theatre - tells Stephen Sackur why she believes Shakespeare is so enduring across the world.

She says one clue to his success is that he understood the human heart like no-one else.

You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Monday 23 April at 03:30, 08:30, 15:30 and 20:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel on 0430 BST on Monday, 23rd April 2012 and 0030 BST on Tuesday, 24th April 2012.

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