Upstart Crow (2016 - 2018)

Upstart Crow


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Comedy about William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London while also trying to be a good husband and father for his family in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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2018, BBC Two, 6 episodes

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2017, BBC Two, 6 episodes

Critics Consensus: Upstart Crow does not clear the high bar of the Bard's written work - and the series' sitcom stylings may prove drearily retro for some viewers -- but the series is stimulatingly literate and boasts a terrifically put-upon David Mitchell as history's most famous writer.

2016, BBC Two, 6 episodes

Cast & Crew

David Mitchell
Will Shakespeare
Liza Tarbuck
Anne Hathaway
Paula Wilcox
Mary Arden
Helen Monks
Harry Enfield
John Shakespeare
Mark Heap
Robert Greene
Dominic Coleman
Gareth Edwards
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Series Details

TV Network: BBC Two
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Genre: Comedy
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