Family comedy from the performers of Horrible Histories. Young Bill Shakespeare leaves Stratford to follow his latest dream, to be a playwright in London.
1593. While King Philip of Spain plots to kill Queen Elizabeth of England, young Bill Shakespeare leaves Stratford to follow his latest dream, to be a playwright in London - despite the theatres being closed due to plague. Luckily the Queen desires a new play; unluckily she chooses creepy Lord Crawley to write it.
|Bill Shakespeare/Lord Burghley/English Messenger||Mathew Baynton|
|Earl of Crawley/Croydon/Juan Domingo/Sausage/Dmitri Alexandr||Simon Farnaby|
|Anne Hathaway/Molly/Spanish Courtier/Body Collector||Martha Howe-Douglas|
|Christopher Marlowe/Gabriel Montoya/Cynical Jester||Jim Howick|
|Sir Francis Walsingham/Lope Lopez/Ian||Laurence Rickard|
|King Philip II of Spain/Earl of Southampton/Grubby Thief||Ben Willbond|
|Queen Elizabeth I||Helen McCrory|
|Sir Richard Hawkins||Damian Lewis|
|Francis Drake||Justin Edwards|
|Sir Walter Raleigh||Rufus Jones|
|Miguel||John Henry Falle|