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  • Drama
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Season: 1 Year: 2017

A drama about the lost years of young William Shakespeare after his arrival to London in 1589 -- when theatre was like rock and roll and a young man with a dream changed the world with his... See more »

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  William Shakespeare (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Alice Burbage (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Richard Topcliffe (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Richard Burbage (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Christopher Marlowe (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Kemp (10 episodes, 2017)
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  James Burbage (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Barnaby Smith (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Augustine Phillips (10 episodes, 2017)
Cristian Valle ...
  Antonio Swaarvey (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Thomas Dalglesh (10 episodes, 2017)
James Berkery ...
  Jeremy Nightstand (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Justice Young (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Astor Blunt (10 episodes, 2017)
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  Tye Brewster (10 episodes, 2017)
Ash Mukherjee ...
  Bryce Flintock (10 episodes, 2017)
James T. Bowman ...
  Globe Theatre Lyrist (10 episodes, 2017)
Perran Pryor ...
  SA (10 episodes, 2017)
Lukas Rolfe ...
  Presto (9 episodes, 2017)
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  Robert Southwell (9 episodes, 2017)
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  Ellen Burbage (9 episodes, 2017)
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  Boxman (9 episodes, 2017)
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  Moll (9 episodes, 2017)
Connor Sullivan ...
  Loud Audience Member (9 episodes, 2017)
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  Autolycus Brewit (8 episodes, 2017)
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  Billy Cooper (7 episodes, 2017)
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  Ross (7 episodes, 2017)
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  Thomas Walsingham (7 episodes, 2017)
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  Marcus (Oyster Seller) / ... (6 episodes, 2017)
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  Owen (6 episodes, 2017)
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  Baxter (6 episodes, 2017)
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  Neemes (6 episodes, 2017)
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  Edward Arden / ... (6 episodes, 2017)
Pino Maiello ...
  Market trader (6 episodes, 2017)
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  Emilia Bassano (5 episodes, 2017)
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  Sir Francis Walsingham (5 episodes, 2017)
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  Mistress Harding (5 episodes, 2017)
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  Apelina (5 episodes, 2017)
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  Jack (4 episodes, 2017)
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  Barrett Emerson (4 episodes, 2017)
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  Lord Hunsdon (4 episodes, 2017)
Kayla Meikle ...
  Paulina (Barmaid) (4 episodes, 2017)
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  Edward Kelly (4 episodes, 2017)
Vyvyan Smart ...
  Priest (4 episodes, 2017)
Stevie Smudge ...
  Stage Hand (4 episodes, 2017)
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  Hamnet Shakespeare (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Anne Shakespeare / ... (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Judith Shakespeare (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Susanne Shakespeare (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Jailer (3 episodes, 2017)

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  • TNT (United States)

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Tells the wild story of young William Shakespeare's arrival onto the punk-rock theater scene in 16th century London - the seductive, violent world where his raw talent faced rioting audiences, religious fanatics and raucous side-shows. It's described as a contemporary version of Shakespeare's life, played to a modern soundtrack that exposes all his recklessness, lustful temptations and brilliance. Attracted to Will's naive genius is Alice Burbage, the talented, beautiful and rebellious daughter of James Burbage, the carpenter with a vision to build the first theater in London since Roman times. Despite being the daughter of an impresario, Alice is forbidden by society from pursuing a career in the theater. Her brother Richard Burbage, is innately talented, but too much in love with himself and prone to overact. A chance encounter at the theater leads him to team up with Will in what would soon become the greatest actor-writer partnership the world has ever seen. Rounding out Will's cast of characters are playwright, poet and rival Christopher Marlowe and wealthy and notorious Catholic hunter Richard Topcliffe.

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  • Уилл (Russia)
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