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The Pattern of Painful Adventures

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 23 November 2008

By Stephen Wakelam

Business is going well, but the playwright urgently needs a collaborator for his latest play. His daughter is getting married. His brother has a sick child and is in need of a job. It is 1607 and Shakespeare's life is at a turning point.

William Shakespeare ..... Antony Sher
Jack Robinson ..... Will Keen
John Marston ..... Stephen Critchlow
George Wilkins ..... Chris Pavlo
Susannah Shakespeare ..... Helen Longworth
Richard Burbage ..... John Rowe
William Ostler/ Robert Johnson ..... Robert Lonsdale
Edmund Shakespeare ..... Joseph Kloska

Produced and Directed by Jeremy Mortimer (Rpt).

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