Filipino theatre group perform "William"
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Philippine rappers learn Shakespeare

1 September 2011 Last updated at 19:02 BST

A theatre group in Philippines takes a modern twist on Shakespeare, re-working the classics into a modern rap musical.

The aim is to help young people to understand the playwright.

"William" shows real life problems encountered by real students when it comes to learning Shakespearean masterpieces.

Marek Pruszewicz reports.