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Poll: How many times have you seen a BAME actor playing the lead role in a Shakespeare play?

Ladi Emeruwa and Amanda Wilkin in the international tour of Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet. Photo: Helena Miscioscia Ladi Emeruwa and Amanda Wilkin in the international tour of Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet. Photo: Helena Miscioscia
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A major new online database of minority ethnic performers has found that Black and Asian actors are sidelined into “second-tier” roles in Shakespeare plays and are rarely cast as the lead. But is this your experience? Vote now in our poll…


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