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Bill Synopsis

BILL tells the story of what really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years' - how hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his family and home to follow his dream. It’s a tale of murderous kings, spies, lost loves, and a plot to blow up Queen Elizabeth!

  • Credits
    • Starring:
      Matthew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha-Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond
    • Director:
      Richard Bracewell
    • Producers:
      Charles Steel, Richard Bracewell, Tony Bracewell, Alasdair Flind
    • Screenplay:
      Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond
    • Executive Producers:
      Christine Langan, Joe Oppenheimer, Natascha Wharton, Thomas Hedman, Nik Hedman, Hugo Heppell, Norman Merry and Peter Hampden
    • Distributor
      Koch Media
    • Sales Agent:
      Independent Film Sales
    • Credits summary:
      BBC Films and BFI present in association with Koch Media, Screen Yorkshire and LipSync LLP a Cowboy Films/Punk Cinema production
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  • Release Dates
    • Released
      February 20th 2015

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