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Upstart Crow

Series 1

Episode 3: The Apparel Proclaims The Man

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

David Mitchell stars as William Shakespeare, trying to make his name as a playwright in Tudor London.

In this episode, Will hopes to move up in the world when he is invited to Lord Southampton's party. But what should a poorly-educated country boy wear to London's poshest do? And are Sir Robert Greene's fashion tips a double bluff, a triple bluff, or something even more fiendish? Show less


Ben Elton
Matt Lipsey
William Shakespeare:
David Mitchell
Kit Marlowe:
Tim Downie
Rob Rouse
Robert Greene:
Mark Heap
Steve Speirs
Helen Monks
Anne Hathaway:
Liza Tarbuck
John Shakespeare:
Harry Enfield
Mary Arden:
Paula Wilcox
Jason Forbes

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