Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
The Politics of Shakespeare
A political thriller that chronicles Medieval England during the succession of Elizabeth I. It advances the theory that the Earl of Oxford penned Shakespeare’s plays.
The film presents a gritty an un-romanticized view of “Shakespeare” during the Elzabethian reign. It focuses less on the authenticity of authorship in favor of artistic freedom and the subsequent clash with an authority unwilling to relinquish power.