To celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday and the launch of the World Shakespeare Festival, two days of festivities are being held in his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire.
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With the General Election just months away, we have found this gem from 1964, where school children give their views ahead of the election.
He was reported as having said that a burglar had brought the cockerel with him during the burglary and had placed it in the fox trap.
Bright and breezy with sunny spells and isolated wintry showers.