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Please cite BBAS when you have used it using the following conventions:

  • References to individuals:

           'Josette Simon', British Black and Asian Shakespeare Performance Database,, accessed      23  March 2016.

  • References to other web pages:

'About', British Black and Asian Shakespeare Performance Database,, accessed 23 March 2016.

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