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)

William Shakespeare is determined to become a successful playwright after getting kicked out of a folk band. Heading to London to seek his fortune, he gets caught up in a plot by the king of Spain to blow up Elizabeth I. Historical comedy with the cast of Horrible Histories, starring Mathew Baynton and Helen McCrory.

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 Two England December 21st, 11:00am and on BBC Two Northern Ireland December 21st, 11:00am. 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