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Dead Shepherd 

In which Will progresses from ostler to cockerel to ghostwriter - to London's premier playwright as Kit Marlowe falls from grace.

Director:

Peter Wood

Writer:

John Mortimer
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Tim Curry ... William Shakespeare
Ian McShane ... Christopher Marlowe
Paul Freeman ... Dick Burbage
John McEnery ... Hamnet Sadler
André Morell ... Edward Alleyn
Simon Rouse ... Ingram Frizer
John Normington ... Alex Cooke
Ron Cook ... Jack Rice
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Andru Brian Andru ... Wire walker
John Bailey ... Sir Francis Walsingham
Shirley Cheriton Shirley Cheriton ... Kate
Billy Colvill Billy Colvill ... Tailor
Richard Cordery ... Henry Condell
Ellis Dale Ellis Dale ... Puritan
David Foxxe David Foxxe ... Tom

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In which Will progresses from ostler to cockerel to ghostwriter - to London's premier playwright as Kit Marlowe falls from grace.

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Mistress Rice: [after watching Jack rehearse a scene with another actor] It's very good. Ay Jack?
Jack Rice: I only play dead people.
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13 June 1978 (UK) See more »

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