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Rebellion's Masterpiece 

In the wake of Essex's failure to tame the Irish rebels, the actors' brush with politics has catastrophic consequences.

Director:

Robert Knights

Writer:

John Mortimer

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Tim Curry ... William Shakespeare
Nicholas Clay ... Earl of Southampton
Paul Freeman ... Dick Burbage
John Normington ... Alex Cooke
Ron Cook ... Jack Rice
Julian Curry Julian Curry ... Lord Robert Cecil
Darien Angadi Darien Angadi ... Robert Armin
Patience Collier ... Queen Elizabeth I
Keith Baxter ... Earl of Essex
Robert Harris ... Lord Chief Justice
Peter Bayliss ... Bull
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ted Burnett ... 2nd Rough
Tony Christopher Tony Christopher ... Danvers
Val Clover Val Clover ... Mary Howard
Richard Cordery Richard Cordery ... Henry Condell
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In the wake of Essex's failure to tame the Irish rebels, the actors' brush with politics has catastrophic consequences.

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Release Date:

11 July 1978 (UK) See more »

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