About the TV Show
First Air Date: June 13, 1978
|First Aired on||:||1978|
|Created By||:||John Mortimer|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||6 episodes in 1 Seasons|
Will Shakespeare, also known as Life of Shakespeare and William Shakespeare: His Life & Times, was a 1978 historical drama series created and written by John Mortimer. Broadcast in six parts, the series is a dramatisation of the life and times of the great poet William Shakespeare played by Tim Curry, and was co-produced by Lew Grade's ATV and RAI and distributed internationally by ITC. The two production companies had collaborated successfully before on Jesus of Nazareth the previous year.