A confusion about Shakespeares

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/28/william-shakespeare-death-mistake-argentinian-tv

Reminds me of the time an English company produced a TV version of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. A company from another country rang to get some information about the author as they were going to be broadcasting it, too. On being told “Jane Austen was born in 1775 …” there was a short pause, followed by “So she won’t be available for interviews.”

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