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William "Bill" Shakespeare of Stratford is kicked out of a lute-playing band and rather than getting a sensible job, decides to try his hand at writing plays, much to his wife Anne's annoyance. As stage plays just aren't viable in Stratford, Bill heads off to London, only to find it's in the grip of a plague and all the theatres have been shut as a precaution.

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William "Bill" Shakespeare of Stratford is kicked out of a lute-playing band and and, rather than getting a sensible job, decides to try his hand at writing plays, much to his wife Anne's annoyance. As stage plays just aren't viable in Stratford, Bill heads off to London, only to find out from playwright Christopher Marlowe that it's in the grip of a plague and all the theatres have been shut as a precaution.



Bill is rescued from his temporary job of handing out leaflets in a giant tomato costume to provide the play but soon discovers he's the patsy in the scheme and, pursued by the queen's loyal but incompetent agent Sir Francis Walsingham, must clear his name, uncover the plot and save the day.

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Bill is rescued from his and Christopher's temporary job of handing out leaflets in a giant tomato costume to provide the play play, but soon discovers he's the patsy in the scheme and, pursued by the queen's Queen's loyal but incompetent agent Sir Francis Walsingham, must clear his name, uncover the plot and save the day.


A 2015 British comedy film about Creator/WilliamShakespeare and the first big screen project by Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond -- the comedy troupe who got their start in ''Series/HorribleHistories'' and went on to create ''Series/{{Yonderland}}''. Written by Rickard and Willbond, directed by Richard Bracewell and starring the whole troupe plus Creator/HelenMcCrory and Damian Lewis.

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A 2015 British comedy film about Creator/WilliamShakespeare and the first big screen project by Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond -- the comedy troupe who got their start in ''Series/HorribleHistories'' and went on to create ''Series/{{Yonderland}}''. Written by Rickard and Willbond, directed by Richard Bracewell and starring the whole troupe plus Creator/HelenMcCrory and Damian Lewis.
Creator/DamianLewis.


* MrSmith: A disguised King Philip improvises the pseudonym "Jeff" (a name used in the troupe's works often enough to be a RunningGag) followed by "Smith".

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* MrSmith: A disguised King Philip improvises the pseudonym "Jeff" "Geoff" (a name used in the troupe's works often enough to be a RunningGag) followed by "Smith".


A 2015 British comedy film about Creator/WilliamShakespeare and the first big screen project by Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond -- the comedy troupe who got their start in ''Series/HorribleHistories'' and went on to create ''Series/{{Yonderland}}''. Written by Rickard and Willbond, directed by Richard Bracewell and starring the whole troupe plus Helen [=McCrory=] and Damian Lewis.

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A 2015 British comedy film about Creator/WilliamShakespeare and the first big screen project by Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond -- the comedy troupe who got their start in ''Series/HorribleHistories'' and went on to create ''Series/{{Yonderland}}''. Written by Rickard and Willbond, directed by Richard Bracewell and starring the whole troupe plus Helen [=McCrory=] Creator/HelenMcCrory and Damian Lewis.


* DisguisedInDrag: One of the henchmen seems to really enjoy doing this, even when the plan isn't supposed to require it.

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* DisguisedInDrag: One of the henchmen seems to really enjoy doing this, even when the plan isn't supposed to require it. It soon becomes clear that said henchman is actually transgender and fully transitions to a woman by the end of the film.

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* DisguisedInDrag: One of the henchmen seems to really enjoy doing this, even when the plan isn't supposed to require it.


-->Philip: "Seriously, Lope, what is wrong with you?"

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-->Philip: -->'''Philip:''' "Seriously, Lope, what is wrong with you?"

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* WelcomeToTheBigCity: As Bill walks through London for the first time, people are coughing and vomiting from plague, a brutal stabbing takes place in an alley just behind him and a thief swipes his luggage.


* HappilyMarried: Bill and Anne, though they go through a rough path for a while.

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* HappilyMarried: Bill and Anne, though they go through a rough path patch for a while.


* AccidentalMisnaming: The Earl of Croydon is frequently mistaken for being the Earl of Crawley.

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* AccidentalMisnaming: The Earl of Croydon is frequently mistaken for being the Earl of Crawley. Bill is called "Phil" more than once and Anne is called "Jan" by King Philip.


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* LastSecondWordSwap: Molly, a lady-in-waiting of Queen Elizabeth's, almost insults Elizabeth in front of Walsingham and then realises.
-->"Shall I tell the old..., Majesty?"


A 2015 British comedy film about Creator/WilliamShakespeare and the first big screen project by Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond, the comedy troupe who got their start in ''Series/HorribleHistories'' and went on to create ''Series/{{Yonderland}}''. Written by Rickard and Willbond, directed by Richard Bracewell and starring the whole troupe plus Helen [=McCrory=] and Damian Lewis.

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A 2015 British comedy film about Creator/WilliamShakespeare and the first big screen project by Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond, Willbond -- the comedy troupe who got their start in ''Series/HorribleHistories'' and went on to create ''Series/{{Yonderland}}''. Written by Rickard and Willbond, directed by Richard Bracewell and starring the whole troupe plus Helen [=McCrory=] and Damian Lewis.



* YourMom: Bill invents them (which may be TruthInTelevision), Marlowe tries to join in but doesn't quite get it right.

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* YourMom: YourMum: Bill invents them (which may be TruthInTelevision), Marlowe tries to join in but doesn't quite get it right.

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* MrSmith: A disguised King Philip improvises the pseudonym "Jeff" (a name used in the troupe's works often enough to be a RunningGag) followed by "Smith".

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* BadJobWorseUniform: Shakespeare and Marlowe take a job where they have to dress as a tomato and a cucumber and hand out flyers advertising vegetables.


* CannotTellAJoke: Christopher Marlowe doesn't really get comedy and spends much of the movie attempting to tell a YourMomma joke after Shakespeare introduces him to the concept. And failing.

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* CannotTellAJoke: Christopher Marlowe doesn't really get comedy and spends much of the movie attempting to tell a YourMomma YourMom joke after Shakespeare introduces him to the concept. And failing.


* BlackAndGreyMorality: King Philip is the obvious bad guy, he's prepared to blow up a room full of innocent people to get his target, the Queen; threatens to set his violent, torture-happy [[TheDragon dragon]] on Bill, holds Anne hostage and outright murders [[spoiler: Christopher Marlowe]]. But his opponent is Queen Elizabeth who is engaged in Catholic persercution and has her own courtiers beheaded if she's "displeased".

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* BlackAndGreyMorality: King Philip is the obvious bad guy, he's prepared to blow up a room full of innocent people to get his target, the Queen; threatens to set his violent, torture-happy [[TheDragon dragon]] on Bill, holds Anne hostage and outright murders [[spoiler: Christopher Marlowe]]. But his opponent is Queen Elizabeth who is engaged in Catholic persercution persecution and has her own courtiers beheaded if she's "displeased".



* CampGay: The party planner who thinks Bill is flirting with him

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* CampGay: The party planner who thinks Bill is flirting with him.
* CannotTellAJoke: Christopher Marlowe doesn't really get comedy and spends much of the movie attempting to tell a YourMomma joke after Shakespeare introduces
him to the concept. And failing.

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