William Shakespeare

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Noun1.William Shakespeare - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)William Shakespeare - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
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UPSTART CROW BBC2, 10pm TIMES are tough for Will Shakespeare (David Mitchell).
Will Shakespeare and the Ships of Solomon is intrigue and mystery at its best, and revolves around Sir Will Shakespeare, a secret member of the Knights Templar who in 1947 sees his knighthood group destroyed by a rogue militant sect operating from Vatican circles.
In this historical fantasy the struggling playwright, Will Shakespeare (played by Joseph Fiennes), overcomes writer's block by means of an affair with a beautiful and rich young woman, the theatre-loving, Viola de Lesseps (Gwyneth Paltrow).
One day, Jessica magically travels back to the 16th-century Jewish ghetto, where, as Shylock's daughter, she gets to know the young Will Shakespeare quite well.
Will Shakespeare, however, is only a supporting character in this historical novel, which focuses on Anne.