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A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (2005)
In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature. But what are the identities of 'the young man' and 'the dark lady' to whom all but two of the sonnets allude? This drama imagines the characters and events that lie at the heart of one of literature's most enduring mysteries
Year: BBC
Country: UK
Directed by : John McKay
Written by : William Boyd
Cast: Rupert Graves, Tom Sturridge, Indira Varma, Zoë Wanamaker, Anna Chancellor, Andrew Tiernan