Just the Facts: Shakespeare in London
Follow William Shakespeare through 16th and 17th Century London, as the bard created many of the most important works ever written. This incredible period is a source of continued fascination and was portrayed in 1998's Academy Award-winning Best Picture, Shakespeare in Love, also dramatized in 2006's Elizabeth I, an Emmy Award-winning television miniseries, and NOW a new feature film starring Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth, The Golden Age. The story begins with the first written documentation of Shakespeare in London Š—– his life on the bank of the River Thames, against the dramatic backdrop of the New Globe Playhouse. The Virgin Queen Elizabeth I sits upon the throne and Christopher Marlowe (famous poet and playwright) is at the height of his popularity, but there are rumblings in the theatre awningŠ—_ of a young upstart who has stolen ideas from the undisputed master!