The dream of replicating the birthplace of William Shakespeare in a town in China also honouring the ‘Shakespeare of the East’ Tang Xianzu began during the 400th anniversary of their deaths, when this statue commemorating the literary giants was presented by Fuzhou City to Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Photo: Xinhua

China’s replica of Shakespeare’s birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon coming in 2022

After years of discussion, work is due to begin soon to recreate key parts of Stratford-upon-Avon in a development which will also pay homage to ‘China’s Shakespeare’ Tang Xianzu and Spain’s Miguel de Cervantes

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The dream of replicating the birthplace of William Shakespeare in a town in China also honouring the ‘Shakespeare of the East’ Tang Xianzu began during the 400th anniversary of their deaths, when this statue commemorating the literary giants was presented by Fuzhou City to Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Photo: Xinhua
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