1989 – Channel Four, Aardman Animations
Directed, written and animated by Barry Purves
Produced by Sara Mullock
Voice Roger Rees
Music Stuart Gordon

William Shakespeare, alone on stage, auditions for his life, in front of a rather unimpressed Peter Hall


  • Hiroshima Animation Festival, Best Debut Film
  • 1990 Esphino Cinanima, Best 5-15 Minute Film
  • 1990 British Animation Awards, Best Technical Achievement
  • 1990 Marie Kuttna Award, nomination, 1990


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