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Upstart Crow

Satirical Blackadderesque sitcom about how friends, family, historical circumstances, and his arch-rival Robert Greene, who first coined the derogatory term "upstart crow", influenced William Shakespeare to write his famous plays.
  • 2016
  • Comedy, History
  • Seasons
    • 4 (21 episodes)
  • Director
  • Writer
  • Studios
    • BBC Comedy, World Wonder Ring Stardom
Season 1

Season 1

2016 | 6 episodes
It's 1592 and Will Shakespeare is at the beginning of his career. His early work is looked down on by the literary establishment, and he's not taken seriously at home. Follow the Bard's fictional early life and the rather surprising stories about where his best ideas came from.

Upstart Crow Season 1 Episodes


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