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Biography of William Shakespeare.

Series Cast

  1. Tim Curry as William Shakespeare

    Tim Curry

    William Shakespeare

    6 Episodes

  2. Ian McShane as Christopher Marlowe

    Ian McShane

    Christopher Marlowe

    6 Episodes

  3. Meg Wynn Owen

    Anne Shakespeare

    6 Episodes

  4. Ron Cook as Jack Rice

    Ron Cook

    Jack Rice

    6 Episodes

  5. Paul Freeman as Dick Burbage

    Paul Freeman

    Dick Burbage

    6 Episodes

  6. John Normington as Alex Cooke

    John Normington

    Alex Cooke

    6 Episodes

  7. Roger Lloyd Pack as Jack Heminge

    Roger Lloyd Pack

    Jack Heminge

    6 Episodes

  8. Derek Royle as William Kempe

    Derek Royle

    William Kempe

    5 Episodes

  9. Nicholas Clay as The Earl of Southampton

    Nicholas Clay

    The Earl of Southampton

    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1978 • 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Life of Shakespeare premiered on June 13, 1978.

The Living Record

(1x6, July 18, 1978) Season Finale

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Life of Shakespeare


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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