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Alms for Oblivion 

Will's new troupe of actors arrive in a plague-ridden London and perform Richard III to great acclaim, but a death in the family jeopardises all. A handsome rogue is not what he seems, luckily for Will.

Director:

Mark Cullingham

Writer:

John Mortimer

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Episode credited cast:
Tim Curry ... William Shakespeare
Nicholas Clay ... Earl of Southampton
Paul Freeman ... Dick Burbage
John Normington ... Alex Cook
Ron Cook ... Jack Rice
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fred Bryant Fred Bryant ... William Slye
Shirley Cheriton Shirley Cheriton ... Kate
Richard Cordery ... Henry Condell
Michael Hadley Michael Hadley ... Augustine Phillips
Ronald Herdman Ronald Herdman ... Sam Crosse
Milton Johns ... Dr. Alcibiades
Roger Lloyd Pack ... Jack Heminge (as Roger Lloyd-Pack)
Derek Royle Derek Royle ... William Kempe
Irene Sunters Irene Sunters ... Mistress Rice
Matthew Taylor Matthew Taylor ... Hercules
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Will's new troupe of actors arrive in a plague-ridden London and perform Richard III to great acclaim, but a death in the family jeopardises all. A handsome rogue is not what he seems, luckily for Will.

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20 June 1978 (UK) See more »

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