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 ghost sequence was not achieved using digital or optical effects. It was captured 'in camera', using a Victorian stage technique called 'Pepper's Ghost': Jim Howick's performance was reflected onto a sheet of angled glass, positioned in front of the camera, while Mat Baynton performed behind the glass.
Sir Francis Walsingham:
Will everyone please stop arriving!
When Bill and Christopher Marlowe are advertising vegetables, Bill is dressed as a tomato, which is a fruit.
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