Exploring the world of William Shakespeare through a selection of objects from his time.
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The Consort of Viols, Fretwork, perform music specially recorded for the programme.
A musical clock made in Blackfriars, 1598 by Nicholas Vallin.
Neil MacGregor examines the eye of Edward Oldcorne, a Catholic priest executed in 1606.
International trade and the golden power of Morocco in Shakespeare's Restless World.
An Aztec obsidian mirror, said to belong to Dr John Dee.