Shakespeare's Tomb

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Historian Dr. Helen Castor explores the mysteries surrounding Shakespeare's burial place. Will the first-ever scientific investigation discover why his tombstone's only inscription is a curse against any man who "moves my bones?"

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To coincide with the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Cambridge historian Helen Castor and a team of archaeologists embark on the first-ever investigation of Shakespeare’s grave. They want to discover if there’s any truth to the rumors that his grave, which carries a curse against any man who "moves his bones," has been tampered with.

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