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Shakespeare in Love

Lee Hall

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I will have poetry in my life. And adventure. And love. Love above all.

Promising young playwright Will Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he finds his muse in the form of passionate noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps. Their forbidden love draws many others, including Queen Elizabeth, into the drama and inspires Will to write the greatest love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet.

Based on Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard’s Oscar-winning screenplay, Lee Hall’s stage adaptation of Shakespeare in Love premiered in July 2014 at the Noel Coward Theatre, London, in a co-production by Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions.

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A heady celebration of the act of theatre.

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Makes you grateful to be alive.

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Riotously enjoyable. You will fall in love.

Sunday Times
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The best British comedy since One Man, Two Guvnors.

Daily Telegraph
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A Swooning Delight. Terrific.

Daily Mail

Born in Newcastle in 1966. Started writing for Radio in 1995 winning awards for I Luv You Jimmy Spud, Spoonface Steinberg and Blood Sugar which all made the journey to other media, his screenplay for Billy Elliot was nominated for an Oscar and was adapted into a multi-award winning stage musical. He has worked as writer in residence for Live…

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