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The Food of Love

Series 2 - Episode 4 The Food of Love



Will decides to make theatrical history by inventing the greatest hits musical and all he has to do is get hold of the madrigal back catalogue of Elizabethan England's greatest songwriter Thomas Morley. However, the playwright's arch-enemy Robert Greene and his gang of sneering poets are determined to keep popular music off the London stage. Ben Elton's comedy about William Shakespeare's family life and professional career, guest starring Great British Bake Off host Noel Fielding, with David Mitchell and Mark Heap.

Cast & Crew

Will Shakespeare David Mitchell
Anne Shakespeare Liza Tarbuck
Mary Shakespeare Paula Wilcox
John Shakespeare Harry Enfield
Judith Shakespeare Rosanna Beacock
Hamnet Shakespeare Joe Willis
Kate Gemma Whelan
Robert Greene Mark Heap
Bottom Rob Rouse
Burbage Steve Speirs
Kempe Spencer Jones
Susanna Shakespeare Helen Monks
Kit Marlowe Tim Downie
Condell Dominic Coleman
Thomas Morley Noel Fielding
Nashe Simon Coleman
Lucy Jocelyn Jee Esien
Kydd Mark Phoenix
Director Richard Boden
Executive Producer Chris Sussman
Producer Gareth Edwards
Writer Ben Elton
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