PG | | Comedy, Family, History
What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.
The banner proclaiming a welcome to the 'King of Spin' echoes the real-life incident when souvenir mugs were produced, hailing England cricketer (spin bowler) Ashley Giles as the 'King of Spain'.
What the Hell?
Earl of Croydon: What the Hell?
King Phillip II of Spain: What the Hell?
Sir Francis Walsingham died in 1590, three years before the events of the film (This is presumably why various characters react to his appearance by saying they thought he was dead).