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About the Show
David Mitchell reprises his role in this Olivier Award nominated comedy based on the BBC series!
It's 1605 and William Shakespeare is in a spot of bother. He is depressed after the death of his son Hamnet, and having produced two successful plays, he desperately needs to write a third in order to bolster is reputation. He decides that the best way of getting over his writer's block is by nicking ideas from other people ...
Based on the hit BBC sitcom 'Upstart Crow', Ben Elton's stage production returns to the West End after two years - bringing a new story not seen on the TV show. The 2020 production was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment or Comedy Play.
Beloved comedian and frequent panel show guest David Mitchell returns to the role of William Shakespeare. Mitchell is best known for his work with long-time collaborator Robert Webb for hit TV shows such as 'Peep Show' and 'That Mitchell and Webb Look'. 'Game of Thrones' and 'Killing Eve' star Gemma Whelan will also return to the show in the role of Kate.