Man of the Millenium

In the new millenium, we still see Shakespeare as worth celebrating.

Radio 4 listeners awarded him this special title in 2000, and this new mug was made to celebrate.

It features a reinvention of Shakespeare's image by Clive Francis - a new idea of his personality.

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Why change his image?
To celebrate him?
To promote him?
To play at politics?

To reinvent him?

the early likenesses
his first published portrait One from the family gallery
his funeral bust
A stately statue

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