Status
Ended
Network
TNT (US)
SEASON
EPISODE

Drama

DESCRIPTION

The wild story of young William Shakespeare's arrival onto the punk-rock theater scene in 16th century London -- the seductive, violent world where his raw talent faced rioting audiences, religious fanatics and raucous side-shows. It's a contemporary version of Shakespeare's life, played to a modern soundtrack that exposes all his recklessness, lustful temptations and brilliance.

Season 1

Aired 3 months ago - Sep 04, 2017

Will and the company are shocked by a terrible discovery; they must risk everything in a life and death struggle for survival.

Aired 4 months ago - Aug 28, 2017

To write his new play, Will must confront Topcliffe. To achieve greatness Richard must tell his father a harsh truth. Alice contemplates a perilous mission.

Aired 4 months ago - Aug 21, 2017

Will is shocked to learn of Alice's new passion. Haunted by his inability to write, Marlowe embarks on a self-destructive path. Plague haunts London, and Richard discovers what he believes in.

Aired 4 months ago - Aug 14, 2017

With the theatre in jeopardy, Will enlists the help of a beautiful and talented friend. Alice turns to Southwell for comfort and an existential crisis leads Marlowe back to the dubious Edward Kelly.

Aired 4 months ago - Aug 07, 2017

Tensions rise as Will and Alice continue to collaborate, while Anne attempts to adjust to London life. Love forces Marlowe to confront his darkest fears. Presto is forced to confront true evil.

Aired 5 months ago - Jul 31, 2017

An unexpected arrival from out-of-town sends Will's world spinning. A transcendental experience leads Marlowe to deal with his past. Topcliffe deciphers a code that throws Will into a life and death situation.

Aired 5 months ago - Jul 24, 2017

Marlowe introduces Will to the decadent elite of London but things take a macabre turn. Alice is disillusioned and Will must fight for all that he holds dear.

Aired 5 months ago - Jul 17, 2017

Will has an epiphany that could bring him success, yet he needs Alice's help. A magnetic fugitive from Will's past comes forth with a dangerous obligation.

Aired 5 months ago - Jul 10, 2017

Will is plagued with guilt over the arrest of a rival playwright, and he makes a dangerous confession to the sightly, rebellious Alice. The future of the theatre is jeopardized when another playhouse tempts a popular actor.

Aired 5 months ago - Jul 10, 2017

It's 1589, a time of religious turmoil in Protestant England when to be Catholic could be a death sentence - Will Shakespeare arrives from a small town to the wild streets of London with little more than a dream and a treacherous letter.