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Upstart Crow

Series 1

Episode 4: Love is Not Love

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy starring David Mitchell as William Shakespeare as he tries to balance family life with the demands of being an up-and-coming genius.

In this episode Will has completed his final sonnet and senses literary immortality just around the corner. But will the fair youth and the dark lady like them as much as he hopes? And is Anne likely to be impressed that her husband's 154 hot new love poems don't contain much about her? Show less

Contributors

Writer:
Ben Elton
Director:
Matt Lipsey
William Shakespeare:
David Mitchell
Robert Greene:
Mark Heap
Bottom:
Rob Rouse
Anne Hathaway:
Liza Tarbuck
Susanna:
Helen Monks
John Shakespeare:
Harry Enfield
Mary Arden:
Paula Wilcox
Burbage:
Steve Speirs
Kit Marlowe:
Tim Downie
Southampton:
Adam Harley
Lord Inquisitor:
John Sessions

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