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While Will pleads with the dying Queen for suicidal Hal's life, his poems are stolen, printed and distributed without his permission, setting in motion a chain of events that could prove disastrous.

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 McEnery ... Hamnet Sadler
John Normington ... Alex Cooke
Ron Cook ... Jack Rice
Julian Curry Julian Curry ... Lord Robert Cecil
Darien Angadi Darien Angadi ... Armin
Patience Collier ... Queen Elizabeth I
Peter Benson ... Phipps
Meg Wynn Owen ... Anne Shakespeare
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Val Clover Val Clover ... Mary Howard
Terence Conoley Terence Conoley ... John Davenant
Richard Cordery Richard Cordery ... Henry Condell
Basil Dignam ... Lord Chamberlain
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While Will pleads with the dying Queen for suicidal Hal's life, his poems are stolen, printed and distributed without his permission, setting in motion a chain of events that could prove disastrous.

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Release Date:

18 July 1978 (UK) See more »

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