Upstart Crow

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 3 (If You Prick Us Do We Not Bleed?)

4.0 20 x
Will looks forward to an age when anti-immigrant rioting is long-gone. As it happens Will's newest play the Merchant of Venice is also about an oppressed outsider - but who will play the ground-breaking character of Shylock?

Season 3, Episode 2 (Wild Laughter In The Throat Of Death)

3.0 11 x
Greene hits on an ingenious new way to destroy Will's reputation, by excluding him from his high-brow literary set. The players need another box-office smash, and as luck would have it, Will does have an idea for a comedy.

Season 3, Episode 1 (Lord, What Fools These Mortals Be!)

4.0 13 x
Will is just finishing A Midsummer Night's Dream, a tale of love potions, enchantment and a wood full of fairies. He's pleased with how realistic it is as he based it on his own experience, but is it lacking a little comedy?

Season 3, Episode 6 (Go On And I Will Follow)

3.5 35 x
The day of Will's son Hamnet's confirmation is approaching, but Will faces a dilemma when it turns out to be on the same night of the first-ever London Theatre Awards, and he thinks he may be in with a chance of a prize.

Season 3, Episode 5 (The Most Unkindest Cut Of All)

4.5 30 x
Will has decided to write a play about the life of Julius Caesar. The only problem is how to deal with his assassination. After all, Her Majesty is not likely to approve of any play about doing in the head of state.

Season 3, Episode 4 (Sigh No More)

3.0 17 x
With the great fug making London too smelly to stay in, Will and his friends have all come to Stratford. Will hopes for some peace and quiet so he can write, but there's very little peace to be had...

Season 2, Episode 6 (Sweet Sorrow)

3.0 21 x
Will has finished Romeo and Juliet but now there's a lot of competition for who will play Juliet. Kate feels the part should be hers. If only lady-acting weren't against the law. (Final)

Season 2, Episode 1 (The Green-eyed Monster)

3.0 3 x
Will wants to up his family's social standing, so when a Moorish Prince comes to town he plans to use him to impress the nobility. But things go very awry when a hanky gets into the wrong hands.

Season 1, Episode 5 (What Bloody Man Is That?)

3.0 12 x
The plague leads Will & his friends to escape to the family home in Stratford. On the way they meet three witches who have some surprising predictions to make about Will's future, leading to a very serious case of house envy.

Season 1, Episode 4 (Love Is Not Love)

4.0 16 x
Will has completed his final sonnet and senses literary immortality just around the corner. But will the fair youth and the dark lady like them as much as he hopes?