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