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Star Crossed Lovers

Synopsis
Television sitcom in six parts, written by Ben Elton and David Mitchell, following Shakespeare as he tries to make a name for himself and juggle the work-life balance. In episode 1 Will struggles to find inspiration for Romeo whilst also dealing with an angry actor and an annoying guest.
Series
Upstart Crow
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
9 May 2016 at 22:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Director
Matt Lipsey
Producer
Gareth Edwards
Writer
Ben Elton; David Mitchell
Cast
David MitchellWilliam Shakespeare
Dominic ColemanCondell
Gemma WhelanKate
Harry EnfieldJohn Shakespeare
Helen MonksSusanna
Kiernan HodgsonFlorian
Larrington WalkerApothecary
Lisa TarbuckAnne Hathaway
Mark HeapRobert Greene
Paula WilcoxMary Arden
Rob RouseBottom
Steve SpiersBurbage

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Broadcast BBC2 9 May - 13 June 2016

Production Company

Name

BBC Comedy Production

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

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