The Late Mr Shakespeare

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20091225

By Robert Nye, dramatised by Jonathan Broadbent.

As a boy actor, Pickleherring played Viola, Juliet and Cleopatra; he was Shakespeare's favourite. Now, in his eighties, he finally discovers what it means to fall in love.

Pickleherring....Jim Broadbent

Boy....George Longworth

Polly....Jill Cardo

Pompey Bum....Dan Starkey

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.

By Robert Nye. A former Shakespearean boy actor discovers what it means to fall in love.