Petra Massey as Juliet
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Killing Shakespeare: Finding humour in on-stage deaths

The on-stage deaths of William Shakespeare, 74 humans and one fly, are being given a comedy make-over by theatre troupe Spymonkey.

Ahead of its debut at The Brighton Festival next month, the BBC were given a sneak preview of some of The Complete Deaths during rehearsals.

Producer: Verity Wilde

Video Journalist: Alex Stanger