Upstart Crow Box Set Series 1-3 + Xmas Specials (DVD)
Ben Elton’s ribald sitcom, complete with puffling pants, starring David Mitchell as Will Shakespeare. With Liza Tarbuck, Harry Enfield, Mark Heap and Gemma Whelan.
Created by Ben Elton, this sitcom follows the Bard’s fictional early life.
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. And Will’s troubles don’t stop there.
He’s under pressure to churn out more work, undermined by his snooty rival Robert Greene, and his badly behaved parents are living in his house. P
acked with sparkling wordplay, Upstart Crow pays fitting comic tribute to the greatest writer in the history of the English language – and reveals some rather surprising stories about where his best ideas came from …
Release Date 14th January 2019