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Upstart Crow Returns To The BBC With A Plague Christmas Special
Upstart Crow is a belter of a classic BBC sitcom, written by Ben Elton and telling the story of Shakespeare divided by his time in London with his theatre, and at home in Stratford with his family I managed to see the TV show being recorded and earlier in the year, also got to see[...]
ben elton criticizes Comic Relief
Ben Elton writes an episode of his latest sitcom that criticises Comic Relief? Seems so. Upstart Crow is the latest sitcom written by Elton for BBC2, following The Young Ones, Blackadder, Blessed and The Thin Blue Line It stars David Mitchell and tells the London and Stratford life of William Shakespeare, his family, and his work colleagues[...]