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The Late Mr Shakespeare

By Robert Nye, dramatised by Jonathan Broadbent. A former boy actor in Shakespeare's company reminisces in old age about his time spent with The Bard.

By Robert Nye, dramatised by Jonathan Broadbent.

Pickleherring, a former boy actor in Shakespeare's company, reminisces from the vantage point of old age on his time spent with The Bard. As he finally finds love with a prostitute named Polly, the lessons he learned from Shakespeare finally start to become clear.

Pickleherring ...... Jim Broadbent
Boy ...... George Longworth
Polly ...... Jill Cardo
Pompey Bum ...... Dan Starkey

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.

1 hour

Broadcast

  • Sat 1 Nov 2008 14:30

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