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Ben Jennings: Juxtaposing traditional Shakespearean imagery with something more modern

The award-winning cartoonist discusses his design of the latest Index on Censorship magazine cover on the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death

31 Mar 2016
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Four hundred years after the death of the bard, Shakespeare’s sonnets and plays continue to influence not only the arts and theatre but dissent and defiance around the world. Index on Censorship magazine marks the anniversary with a special issue looking at how his work has been used to combat censorship and kick against the powers that be everywhere from Turkey and Hungary to the USA and China.

Here’s the award-winning cartoonist Ben Jennings discussing his illustrations in the latest issue with editor Rachael Jolley.

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