Upstart Crow | The Quality of Mercy

Shakespearean sitcom: there's money to be made investing in cargo from the New World, but while Marlowe invests in tobacco and potato products, Will would rather invest in building a new theatre. When Will's savings go missing, he's forced to make a rather unusual bargain with his rival Robert Greene. Kate's frustration with the lack of roles for women leads her to make a dramatic intervention.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Entertainment
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 30'51''
  • Broadcast date: 2016

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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