Exec Prod. Richard Bradley / Giles Terera / Dan Poole
Associate prod. Louise Dylan / Lucy Rusedski
This epic road-trip buddy movie, aims to dispel the fear and myths surrounding the most famous playwright in history. The finest cast list ever assembled for a documentary; 7 knights, 1 Dame and two friends will change the way you feel about Shakespeare forever…
Follow two actors, Dan Poole and Giles Terera, as they travel the world to find out everything they can about tackling the greatest writer of them all. Their trip takes in Jude Law’s Hamlet in Denmark, Prisons in Berlin, fighting their way to Baz Luhrmann in Hollywood, sending a cake to Judi Dench to secure an interview, and performing under the guidance of Mark Rylance (Actor and Founding Artistic Director of the Globe Theatre).
Featuring: Dame Judi Dench, Ewan McGregor, Sir Ian McKellen, Jude Law, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Derek Jacobi, Julie Taymor, Dominic West, Fiona Shaw, Alan Rickman, Baz Luhrmann, Zoë Wanamaker, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Christopher Eccleston, Simon Russell Beale, Sir Nick Hytner, Peter Hall, Melvyn Bragg, Toby Stephens, Frances Barber, Rory Kinnear, Dominic Dromgoole, Sandy Foster and many more.
“This impressive documentary makes good on it’s promise” The Observer