What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.

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William 'Bill' Shakespeare / Lord Burghley / English Messenger / Customs Official
Simon Farnaby ...
Earl of Croydon / Juan Domingo / Sausage / Dmitri Alexandrovitch / Fur Seller
Martha Howe-Douglas ...
Anne Hathaway / Molly / Spanish Courtier / Body Collector
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Christopher Marlowe / Gabriel Montoya / Cynical Jester / Palace Doorman / Mysterious Man / Even Grubbier Thief / Party Planner
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Sir Francis Walsingham / Lope Lopez / Stand-Up Jester / Chatty Guard / Slightly Late Courtier / Ian / Hanging Criminal / Chicken Drumstick
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King Phillip II of Spain / Earl of Southampton / Grubby Thief / Alexander Dimitrievitch / Head of Guards
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Sir Richard Hawkins
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Ramon
Rufus Jones ...
Sir Walter Raleigh
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Sir Francis Drake
John Henry Falle ...
Miguel
Jamie Demetriou ...
Sergio
Richard Atwill ...
Sevi
George Hewer ...
Spanish Servant #1
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What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.

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Quotes

Molly: I hear the Spanish are hunky.
Sir Francis Walsingham: You hear wrong! Catholics can't put on muscle mass because God hates them! They've no muscle and no backbone, like snakes!
Molly: Surely snakes are all backbone.
Sir Francis Walsingham: Well, like worms then.
Molly: Oh, no, worms are all muscle.
Sir Francis Walsingham: Someone knows a lot about Catholics!
Molly: No, no, just garden creatures.
Sir Francis Walsingham: One can't be too careful, Molly. They're everywhere, you know. The Catholic threat may be sleeping now but it will soon awaken like a...
Molly: Bear?
Sir Francis Walsingham: Yes! Good! Like a non-muscular spineless bear!
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Do not be fooled by the good reviews.
26 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The film itself starts with a very promising premise and the trailer will certainly entertain the notion that the film will be rather funny.

However you are quickly pushed into the sense that the people making the film would be better suited for making a quick twenty to thirty minute skit than a movie. Disjointed low brow jokes that may be funny to children fell flat repeatedly.

This is one of the few films that I did not watch fully as I could not force myself to sit through the terrible attempt at trying to be Monty Python and failing miserably. Do not trust the good reviews the film is terrible, save your money.


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