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Johnny Depp's sea shanties on stage

While working on the Pirates of the Caribbean films, actor Johnny Depp became fascinated by pirate culture and music and came up with the idea of an album of sea shanties.

An all-star-cast signed up, including Lou Reed, Bono and Sting, and now it's being brought to life on stage. Arts correspondent Rebecca Jones reports.

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