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Comedy, Period and Historical
English / Spanish
Leaving behind his wife and children to find his way in London, happy-go-lucky Bill Shakespeare quickly finds that writing plays for a living isn’t as simple as he thought- especially when all the theatres are closed due to the plague! He and his new friend Kit Marlowe are forced to take other, less glamorous work. Bill’s long-suffering wife Anne, who suspects he isn’t doing as well in London as he claims, manages to get a pompous lord to commission Bill to write a play to impress the visiting Spanish guests at the court of Elizabeth I. However, things aren’t that friendly between England and Spain, and Bill’s play might just be setting the stage for an explosive showdown…
A resource for students to work with British film Bill (2014) to learn about Shakespeare, Tudors and the filmmaking...
A film guide that looks at Bill (2015), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
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Song-filled Disney classic about a lion cub who runs away from the pride allowing his evil uncle to become king.
Second instalment of the Cate Blanchett-starring biopic of Queen Elizabeth I, this time taking in Mary Queen of Scots and the Spanish Armada.
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In 1837, the Pirate Captain and his band of misfits set out on a dangerous adventure in the hope that he can finally win Pirate of the Year.
Short animated versions of Shakespeare's plays, the perfect way to get to know the work of one of Britain's greatest writers.
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We sent three young reporters to go exclusively behind the scenes and track the production of historical comedy Bill, from pitch to post-production.View Article
Ben Willbond, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas and Laurence Rickard - stars of the hilarious historical comedy Bill - visited Dunraven School in South London.
Viewing time 8 mins
Into Film's CPD and Resources coordinator Samantha Clarkson discusses how film and filmmaking can support and inspire Expressive Arts students.
Reading time 6 mins
Celebrate the life and works of William Shakespeare through our resources, film lists, blog posts and more.
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Stories that depict great accomplishments and celebrate the incredible feats that filmmakers themselves have achieved with their works over the years.
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