Upstart Crow

2019
31:00

Season 1, Episode 2 (The Play's The Thing)

3.0 2 x
Will's controversial new play is about to be presented to Queen Elizabeth when it goes missing. As the finger of suspicion points at his best friend Marlowe can Will come up with a way to recover his stolen masterpiece?
31:00

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

3.0 4 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.
30:00

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

4.0 3 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.
31:00

Season 3, Episode 4 (Sigh No More)

3.0 5 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...
30:00

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

4.0 1 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?
30:00

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

3.0 2 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.
31:00

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

4.0 4 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?
Episodes 2018
30:00

Season 2, Episode 6 (Sweet Sorrow)

3.0 12 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)
30:00

Season 2, Episode 5 (Beware My Sting)

3.0 12 x
Will's pleased with his new play The Taming of the Shrew. But for some reason the story of a strong-willed lady humiliated by a man doesn't go down well with any of the women in Will's life.
29:00

Season 2, Episode 4 (Food For Love)

3.0 12 x
Will's invented an amazing new dramatic form: the musical! Problem is he needs the help of the greatest songwriter of the age, Thomas Morley, and he's got some ideas of his own.
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