PG certificateBill is a Film programme that first aired in 2015 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Bill is a 3 star programme

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Bill (2015)

Family comedy from the performers of Horrible Histories. 1593. While King Philip of Spain plots to kill Queen Elizabeth of England, young Bill Shakespeare leaves Stratford to follow his latest dream, to be a playwright in London - despite the theatres being closed due to plague. Luckily the Queen desires a new play; unluckily she chooses creepy Lord Crawley to write it.

Genre: Film

Running Time: 90 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2015

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Filmed in Colour

When is Bill next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 2 December 29th, 10:30am and on BBC 2 Northern Ireland December 29th, 10:30am. See more...


Mathew Baynton...William 'Bill' Shakespeare/Lord Burghley/English Messenger/Customs Official
Image for Simon FarnabySimon Farnaby...Earl of Croydon/Juan Domingo/Sausage/Dmitri Alexandrovitch/Fur Seller
Martha Howe-Douglas...Anne Hathaway/Molly/Spanish Courtier/Body Collector
Jim Howick...Christopher Marlowe/Gabriel Montoya/Cynical Jester/Palace Doorman/Mysterious Man/Even Grubbier Thief/Party Planner
Laurence Rickard...Sir Francis Walsingham/Lope Lopez/Stand-Up Jester/Chatty Guard/Slightly Late Courtier/Ian/Hanging Criminal/Chicken Drumstick
Ben Willbond...King Phillip II of Spain/Earl of Southampton/Grubby Thief/Alexander Dimitrievitch/Head of Guards
Image for Helen McCroryHelen McCrory...Queen Elizabeth I
Image for Damian LewisDamian Lewis...Sir Richard Hawkins
David Crow...Ramon
Rufus Jones...Sir Walter Raleigh
Justin Edwards...Sir Francis Drake
John Henry Falle...Miguel
Jamie Demetriou...Sergio
Richard Atwill...Sevi
George Hewer...Spanish Servant