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Much Ado About Something

Synopsis
Documentary discussing Shakespearean authorship. Michael Rubbo argues that Christopher Marlowe wrote the plays. Shakespearean scholars, including Stanley Wells and Jonathan Bate, provide an alternative view.
Year of release
2001
Notes
Based on Calvin Hoffman’s book ‘The Murder of the Man Who Wrote Shakespeare’ 1955. First shown on television 2 January 2003 by PBS Frontline.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Marlowe, Christopher; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); drama in English; Authorship

Production Company

Name

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Name

Chili Films

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http://www.muchadoaboutsomething.com/team.html

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Poor Yorick Shakespeare catalogue

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