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Bill (I) (2015)

PG
94 min | Comedy, Family, History

What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.
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Sep 18, 2015 (United Kingdom)

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Mathew Baynton
William 'Bill' Shakespeare / Lord Burghley / English Messenger / Customs Official William 'Bill' Shakespeare / Lord Burghley / English Messenger / Customs Official   See fewer
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Simon Farnaby
Earl of Croydon / Juan Domingo / Sausage / Dmitri Alexandrovitch / Fur Seller Earl of Croydon / Juan Domingo / Sausage / Dmitri Alexandrovitch / Fur Seller   See fewer
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Martha Howe-Douglas
Anne Hathaway / Molly / Spanish Courtier / Body Collector Anne Hathaway / Molly / Spanish Courtier / Body Collector   See fewer
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Jim Howick
Christopher Marlowe / Gabriel Montoya / Cynical Jester / Palace Doorman / Mysterious Man / … See more Christopher Marlowe / Gabriel Montoya / Cynical Jester / Palace Doorman / Mysterious Man / Even Grubbier Thief / Party Planner   See fewer
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Laurence Rickard
Sir Francis Walsingham / Lope Lopez / Stand-Up Jester / Chatty Guard / Slightly Late Courtier / … See more Sir Francis Walsingham / Lope Lopez / Stand-Up Jester / Chatty Guard / Slightly Late Courtier / Ian / Hanging Criminal / Chicken Drumstick   See fewer
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Ben Willbond
King Phillip II of Spain / Earl of Southampton / Grubby Thief / Alexander Dimitrievitch / Head of Guards King Phillip II of Spain / Earl of Southampton / Grubby Thief / Alexander Dimitrievitch / Head of Guards   See fewer
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David Crow
Ramon: Cockney Player / Sergeant Ramon: Cockney Player / Sergeant   See fewer
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Jamie Demetriou
Sergio: Cockney Player Sergio: Cockney Player   See fewer
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Richard Atwill
Seve: Cockney Player Seve: Cockney Player   See fewer
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John Henry Falle
Miguel: Cockney Player Miguel: Cockney Player   See fewer
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Andrew Young
Spanish Guard 1 Spanish Guard 1   See fewer
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Elliot Young
Spanish Guard 2 Spanish Guard 2   See fewer
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Damian Lewis
Sir Richard Hawkins Sir Richard Hawkins   See fewer
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Michael Collin
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Susy Kane
Lady-in-waiting Lady-in-waiting   See fewer
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Clare Thomson
Lady-in-waiting Lady-in-waiting   See fewer
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Susie Donkin
Lady-in-waiting Lady-in-waiting   See fewer
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Helen McCrory
Queen Elizabeth I Queen Elizabeth I   See fewer
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Lucy Brown
Susanne Susanne   See fewer
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Reggie Moore
Hamnet Hamnet   See fewer
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Tom Cox
Mortal Coil Mortal Coil   See fewer
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Joey Ellis
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Will Rastall
Mortal Coil Mortal Coil   See fewer
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Warnock Kerr
Earl of Worcester Earl of Worcester   See fewer
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Gareth Tunley
Clipboard Guard / Priest Clipboard Guard / Priest   See fewer
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Justin Edwards
Sir Francis Drake Sir Francis Drake   See fewer
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Rufus Jones
Sir Walter Raleigh Sir Walter Raleigh   See fewer
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George Sawyer
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Matthew Kitchen
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Bridget Vercambre
Prostitute Prostitute   See fewer
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Tom Meeten
Spanish Chamberlain Spanish Chamberlain   See fewer
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Stephen Greif
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Robin Hodges
London Thief / Bull Inn Landlord London Thief / Bull Inn Landlord   See fewer
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Richard Glover
Catholic Contact Catholic Contact   See fewer
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Jared Morgan
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Richard Czornowol
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Darren Edge
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Mark Hindman Smith
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Tim Willbond
Tudor Tim Tudor Tim   See fewer
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William Bale
Walsingham's Men (uncredited) Walsingham's Men (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Banks
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Londoner (uncredited) Londoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richie Donaldson
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Patrick Durham
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Monty Mclaren-Clark
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Alexander Mounsey
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6.5 / 10 | 1,780 votes