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David Mitchell will be making his West End debut this year in a stage adaptation of the critically acclaimed BBC sitcom about William Shakespeare – The Upstart Crow. The comedy has been specially adapted for the stage by Ben Elton, who wrote the TV show, and will open at the Gielgud Theatre from 7 February 2020.View full answer
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Unsurprisingly, the sitcom is not historically accurate. Much of the comedy derives from a playful dramatic irony about Shakespeare's future reputation, a knowingness about what is to come. In one running joke, Shakespeare keeps making up new words and promoting his contribution to the English language.
A "crow" is someone who steals from people, but when used as a verb, means "to boast." Together, the term upstart crow was used to denote Shakespeare's upward mobility, which was met with heavy criticism by playwright Robert Greene, who believed Shakespeare's bombastic writing was unequal to the works of literary ...
David Mitchell will be making his West End debut this year in a stage adaptation of the critically acclaimed BBC sitcom about William Shakespeare – The Upstart Crow. The comedy has been specially adapted for the stage by Ben Elton, who wrote the TV show, and will open at the Gielgud Theatre from 7 February 2020.
The show, written by Ben Elton and starring, David Mitchell, three series aired up until 2018 where it last broadcast with a Christmas special.
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The longest play is Hamlet, which is the only Shakespeare play with more than thirty thousand words, and the shortest is The Comedy of Errors, which is the only play with fewer than fifteen thousand words.
To begin with, it is an insult slung at the young Shakespeare in 1592 by older, more-established, but less successful playwright Robert Greene. His obvious irritation at the younger artist's pluck and nerve is, we think, typical of the response of the old guard toward any new talent.
Helen Monks as Susanna
The character Susanna is the daughter of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway and is played in the comedy by Helen Monks. Helen's other acting credits include fictional series The Last Kingdom, Genius and other comedies such as Raised By Wolves and Inside No. 9.
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Currently you are able to watch "Upstart Crow" streaming on BritBox or buy it as download on Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies.
Age recommendation: TBC. All persons aged under 16 must be accompanied and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own within the auditorium. If children do have separate seats, entry could be refused.
An Upstart is characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position - To crow is to boast and a crow is a scavenger who steals from others - Greene clearly dislikes the 'Upstart Crow'!