YOUNG people think that Shakespeare is still relevant to their generation, a MORI poll commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company has found. Most also feel that the playwright has an important role in British culture. Of 647 people aged between 15 and 35, more than twice as many thought the Bard's plays relevant as did not. Fifty-three per cent disagreed with the statement "There is no future for theatre as far as young audiences are concerned", but social class and age both played a significant part in determining this figure.
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