Available Episodes

S1 | E1 The Play's the Thing 61 min
S1 | E1 Will 61 min Expires January 8
It's 1589, a time of religious turmoil in Protestant England when to be Catholic could be a death sentence - Will Shakespeare arrives from the small town of Stratford to the wild streets of London with a dream and a treacherous letter. ..More
S1 | E2 Cowards Die Many Times 53 min
S1 | E2 Will 53 min Expires January 8
Will is wracked with guilt over the arrest of the rival playwright, Baxter; he makes a dangerous confession to the beautiful Alice. The future of the theatre is threatened when the crowd-pleasing actor, Kemp, is tempted by another playhouse. ..More
S1 | E3 The Two Gentlemen 51 min
S1 | E3 Will 51 min Expires January 8
Will has an epiphany, which could lead him to success but he needs Alice's help. A charismatic fugitive from Will's past burdens him with a dangerous obligation. ..More
S1 | E4 Brave New World 52 min
S1 | E4 Will 52 min Expires January 8
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. ..More
S1 | E5 Will 51 min Expires January 8
An unexpected arrival from out-of-town sends Will's world spinning. A transcendental experience leads Marlowe (Jamie Campbell Bower) to deal with his past. Topcliffe deciphers a code that throws Will into a life and death situation. ..More
S1 | E6 Will 53 min Expires January 8
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. ..More
S1 | E7 What Dreams May Come 48 min
S1 | E7 Will 48 min Expires January 8
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. ..More
S1 | E8 Your Houses 50 min
S1 | E8 Will 50 min Expires January 8
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. ..More
S1 | E9 Play the Devil 49 min
S1 | E9 Will 49 min Expires January 8
To write his new play, Will (Laurie Davidson) must confront Topcliffe (Ewen Bremner). To achieve greatness Richard (Mattias Inwood) must tell his father a harsh truth. Alice (Olivia DeJonge) contemplates a perilous mission. ..More
S1 | E10 Once, Bright Angel 52 min
S1 | E10 Will 52 min Expires January 8
Will and the company are shocked by a terrible discovery; they must risk everything in a life and death struggle for survival. ..More