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Simon Callow on Being Shakespeare

8 June 2011 Last updated at 12:27 BST

Four Weddings and a Funeral star Simon Callow is taking on a new one-man show, Being Shakespeare.

Callow has starred in numerous roles on both stage and screen, including Shakespeare in Love, where he played Sir Edmund Tilney.

Taking on another Shakespearean role, Callow is fascinated by the Bard and says the man behind the work was shy and modest.