Upstart Crow. Will Shakespeare (David Mitchell). Copyright: BBC.

Upstart Crow

BBC Two sitcom about William Shakespeare. 20 episodes (3 series), 2016 - 2018. Stars David Mitchell, Rob Rouse, Gemma Whelan, Liza Tarbuck and others.

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Upstart Crow - The Scripts

Upstart Crow - The Scripts

It's the 1590s. William Shakespeare - brought to life on screen by the inimitable David Mitchell - is at the start of his career. But no one is taking him seriously. In London, he is mercilessly mocked by his rivals and at home in Stratford he is belittled by his...

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Upstart Crow - Series 3

Upstart Crow - Series 3

Plays, pies and Tudor plots abound in Ben Elton's critically acclaimed comedy about William Shakespeare.

With a family in Stratford and his theatre company in London, the Bard is burning the candle at both ends. His teenage daughter Sue is as stroppy as ever, best mate Kit Marlowe is in...

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Upstart Crow - Series 2

Upstart Crow - Series 2

Ben Elton's Shakepearean sitcom returns to see talented but low-born baldy-boots Will Shakespeare (David Mitchell) continue his quest to make his name as a playwright in Tudor London, a city where unfortunately being posh and well-connected turns out to be more important than being a genius.

Meanwhile, Will also has...

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