Lodger - Shakespeare On Silver Street, The

Charles Nicholl's account of a little-known episode of William Shakespeare's life.

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20071128The Lodger: Shakespeare on Silver Street|Charles Nicholl's account of a little-known episode of William Shakespeare's life.|3/5.|In 1604 Shakespeare lodged in the house of Frenchman Christopher Mountjoy and his wife Marie, suppliers of headgear to the royal family.|Read by Imogen Stubbs.
20071129In 1604 Shakespeare played a major role in the betrothal of his landlord's daughter to a young French apprentice.|The play on which he was working bore an uncanny similarity to the events unfolding in his lodging house.
20071130The Lodger: Shakespeare on Silver Street|Charles Nicholl's account of a little-known episode of William Shakespeare's life.|5/5.|At the height of his career, Shakespeare collaborated with George Wilkins, a victualler who appears to have run a somewhat disreputable establishment in the heart of London.|The themes of their real lives seem to have surfaced in their work.|Read by Imogen Stubbs.
0120071126Charles Nicholl's account of a little-known episode of William Shakespeare's life.In 1612, Shakespeare gave evidence at the Court of Requests in Westminster in a case concerning an unpaid marriage dowry.|Read by Imogen Stubbs
0220071127Shakespeare is 40 years old and and at the peak of his profession.|But to the maid, he is purely Mr Shakespeare who lodges in the house.