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Tag Line: A mystery in Shakespeare's sonnets is explored.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Nov 22, 2005

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Run Time: 1h 26m

Original Language: English

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Production Countries: United Kingdom

Production Companies: BBC


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Synopsis

In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature - and at the center of this masterpiece lies a mystery that has endured for centuries. What are the identities of “the young man” and “the dark lady” to whom all but two of the sonnets allude? This moving performance brings to life the gritty reality of Shakespeare’s England, bits of the Bard’s plays and poems, and the consummate poet and dramatist himself as it exposes these personages unseen but so keenly felt in Shakespeare’s sonnets and in his life. Rupert Graves, Tom Sturridge, Indira Varma, Anna Chancellor, and Zoë Wanamaker star. Contains mature themes and explicit language. Some content may be objectionable. Produced by the Open University.


Main Cast

Rupert Graves

Rupert Graves

William Shakespeare

Age : 56 | Popularity : 22%

Tom Sturridge

Tom Sturridge

William Herbert

Age : 34 | Popularity : 13%

Indira Varma

Indira Varma

Lucie "The dark lady"

Age : 46 | Popularity : 20%

Zoë Wanamaker

Zoë Wanamaker

Countess of Pembroke

Age : 71 | Popularity : 13%

Anna Chancellor

Anna Chancellor

Anne Hathaway

Age : 55 | Popularity : 11%

Andrew Tiernan

Andrew Tiernan

Ben Jonson

Age : 54 | Popularity : 4%

Nicky Henson

Nicky Henson

John Shakespeare

Age : 74 | Popularity : 4%

Alan Williams

Alan Williams

George Wilkin

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
William Boyd
William Boyd
Directing Director
John McKay
John McKay
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