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Life of Shakespeare: Rebellion's Masterpiece

The scheming Earl of Essex gets Shakespeare involved in politics.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x5
Airdate: Tuesday July 11th, 1978

Director: Robert Knights
Writer: John Mortimer


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Guest Stars
Darien AngadiDarien Angadi
As Robert Armin
Recurring
Derek RoyleDerek Royle
As William Kempe
Recurring
Gilda WaughGilda Waugh
As Mary Fitton
Recurring
John NormingtonJohn Normington
As Alex Cooke
Recurring
Julian CurryJulian Curry
As Lord Robert Cecil
Recurring
Manda MortonManda Morton
As Elizabeth Southwell
Recurring
Michael HadleyMichael Hadley
As Augustine Phillips
Recurring
Nicholas ClayNicholas Clay
As Earl of Southampton
Recurring
Patience CollierPatience Collier
As Queen Elizabeth I
Recurring
Paul FreemanPaul Freeman
As Richard Burbage
Recurring
Richard CorderyRichard Cordery
As Henry Condell
Recurring
Roger Lloyd PackRoger Lloyd Pack
As Jack Heminge
Recurring
Ron CookRon Cook
As Jack Rice
Recurring
Ronald HerdmanRonald Herdman
As Sam Grosse
Recurring
Val CloverVal Clover
As Mary Howard
Recurring
Anthony PowellAnthony Powell
As First Rough
Gill CracknellGill Cracknell
As Player of Virginals
James Hall (1)James Hall (1)
As Halberdier
Jeffery DenchJeffery Dench
As Lord Egerton
Keith Baxter (2)Keith Baxter (2)
As Earl of Essex
Laurie GoodeLaurie Goode
As Merrick
Robert Harris (2)Robert Harris (2)
As Lord Chief Justice
Stan McGowanStan McGowan
As St. Lawrence
Ted BurnettTed Burnett
As Second Rough
Thom DelaneyThom Delaney
As Halberdier Captain
Tony VogelTony Vogel
As Blount
Main Cast
Tim CurryTim Curry
As William Shakespeare
Warning: Life of Shakespeare season 1 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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