LEGO figures depict scenes from Shakespeare’s famous plays, including Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

LEGO celebrates Shakespeare’s 400th birthday with tribute video

To mark William Shakespeare’s 400th birthday this weekend, LEGO has recreated famous scenes from some of the playwright’s works.

In the video LEGO figures pay homage to scenes from plays including, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

However, some of the scenes have been given a modern twist, with Juliet seen telling Romeo off for paying to much attention to his smartphone.

You can check out LEGO’s tribute video to Shakespeare below.

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