A scene from Shakespeare in Love
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Shakespeare in Love play debuts in London

24 July 2014 Last updated at 10:37 BST

An adaptation of the Oscar-winning film, Shakespeare in Love, has made its London stage debut.

Actor Tom Bateman, who plays Shakespeare, said the cast received a standing ovation for their efforts on Wednesday night.

"They all got up on their feet so we can't ask for anything more," he said.