Birthday Fireworks

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    The display began with the lighting of an 8 metre high frame depicting Shakespeare's face. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    A view of Shakespeare's 450th birthday fireworks display from the top of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    An 8 metre high frame depicting Shakespeare's face, lit up in flames made of fireworks. 

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    Another view of the display from the top of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    A burst of colour fills the sky. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    Fireworks light the night's sky during the display. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    A cluster of fireworks soar through the sky. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    A shower of stars made up of fireworks behind Shakespeare's face. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    The display gathers pace as it builds up to the finale. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

  • Shakespeare 450th birthday fireworks

    An array of colour lights the sky as the display reaches its finale. (Image: Lucy Barriball)

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