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Did you spot Today's April Fool?

Yesterday the Today programme broadcast an item about playwright William Shakespeare which suggested that the famous Englishmen could have been French.

The report, as many listeners guessed, was an April Fool's.

The Today programme would like to thank the former French Culture Minister and MP Jack Lang for his participation in the Poisson D'Avril.

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