Aired Monday November 20, 9:00pm - 10:00pmon BBC Two

Shakespeare: Rise of a Genius

Series 1 Episode 3

Shakespeare's life and legacy is threatened when the Gunpowder Plot unearths a secret he has worked all his life to bury: his family are Catholics, traitors to the crown. When his daughter is implicated in the fallout, Shakespeare produces `Macbeth'.

Category
Biography / Drama documentary / Miniseries
Original air date
2023-11-08
Cast and crew
  • Julian JonesDirector
  • Juliet StevensonNarrator