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In this week’s ‘Confidential’ I have taken a number of rather strange events and hopefully turned them into something that makes sense. William Shakespeare is without doubt our greatest ever playwright and although generations of schoolchildren still need to be convinced of that fact, we all say it, even if we have never, ever, read a single line or sonnet of his - ever. However, when theatre companies try to make Shakespeare relevant in this modern age - what happens? Well, people walk out of theatres in disgust. Let me explain.