Will invites a woman he desires to the theatrical Academy Awards instead of his wife to witness his "triumph." Later, a sudden family tragedy makes him question his atheism. The day ends with a somber quote from his play "King John."
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The title is taken from 'As You Like It', Act 2, Scene 3. See more
Robert Greene is shown enjoying the success of his play Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay being performed for one night at Court around the time of Hamnet Shakespeare's death. Greene died in 1592, Hamnet Shakespeare died in 1596 and the revival of Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay wasn't performed at Court until 1602. See more
If you were in need of some highly attractive and sophisticated young totty...
Yes, I am, Kate. Do you know any?
I mean me!
The episode ends with the dedication, "Hamnet Shakespeare, only son of Anne and William Shakespeare, January 1585 to August 1596". See more