Bill. Bill Shakespeare (Mathew Baynton). Copyright: BBC Films / Cowboy Films.


2015 British comedy film about Shakespeare. Stars Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Mathew Baynton Bill Shakespeare
Simon Farnaby Earl of Croydon
Martha Howe-Douglas Anne Hathaway
Jim Howick Christopher Marlowe
Laurence Rickard Sir Francis Walsingham
Ben Willbond King Philip II of Spain
Mathew Baynton Lord Burghley
Mathew Baynton English Messenger
Mathew Baynton Customs Official
Simon Farnaby Juan Domingo
Simon Farnaby Sausage
Simon Farnaby Dimitri Alexandrovitch
Simon Farnaby Fur Seller
Martha Howe-Douglas Molly
Martha Howe-Douglas Spanish Courtier
Martha Howe-Douglas Body Collector
Jim Howick Gabriel Montoya
Jim Howick Cynical Jester
Jim Howick Palace Doorman
Jim Howick Mysterious Man
Jim Howick Even Grubbier Thief
Jim Howick Party Planner
Laurence Rickard Lope Lopez
Laurence Rickard Stand-up Jester
Laurence Rickard Chatty Guard
Laurence Rickard Slightly Late Courtier
Laurence Rickard Ian
Laurence Rickard Hanging Criminal
Laurence Rickard Chicken Drumstick
Ben Willbond Earl of Southampton
Ben Willbond Grubby Thief
Ben Willbond Alexander Dimitrievitch
Ben Willbond Head of Guards
Helen McCrory Queen Elizabeth I
Damian Lewis Sir Richard Hawkins
David Crow Ramon
Jamie Demetriou Sergio
Richard Atwill Seve
John Henry Falle Miguel
Andrew Young Spanish Guard 1
Elliot Young Spanish Guard 2
Michael Collin Despatch Rider
Susy Kane Lady in Waiting
Clare Thomson Lady in Waiting
Susie Donkin Lady in Waiting
Lucy Brown Susanne
Sophie Sanderson Judith
Reggie Moore Hamnet
Tom Cox Mortal Coil Member
Joey Ellis Mortal Coil Member
Will Rastall Mortal Coil Member
Warnock Kerr Earl of Worcester
Gareth Tunley Clipboard Guard
Gareth Tunley Priest
Justin Edwards Francis Drake
Rufus Jones Walter Raleigh
George Sawyer Thirsty Courtier
George Sawyer Pie Stall Owner
Matthew Kitchen Fire Eater
Bridget Vercambre Prostitute
Tom Meeten Spanish Chamberlain
Stephen Greif Spanish Advisor
Robin Hodges London Thief
Robin Hodges Bull Inn Landlord
Richard Glover Catholic Contact
David Crow Sergeant
Andy Gillies Boris
Jared Morgan Protestant Bishop
Writing team
Laurence Rickard Writer
Ben Willbond Writer
Production team
Richard Bracewell Director
Charles Steel Producer
Alasdair Flind Producer
Tony Bracewell Producer
Richard Bracewell Producer
Alice Dawson Producer
Christine Langan Executive Producer
Joe Oppenheimer Executive Producer
Ben Roberts Executive Producer
Natascha Wharton Executive Producer
Thomas Hedman Executive Producer
Stefan Kapelari Executive Producer
Craig McNicol Executive Producer
Hugo Heppell Executive Producer
Norman Merry Executive Producer
Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Phil Hunt Executive Producer
Compton Ross Executive Producer
Laurence Rickard Creator
Ben Willbond Creator
Richard Bracewell Creator

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