Britain is rather annoyed at the American movie opening today around the world that posits that William Shakespeare didn’t write his plays. We’re firmly in the ‘wrote his plays’ camp – the theory that he didn’t has been debunked again and again.
But it still could make an interesting movie.
Here are some British TV news reports about this film.
Film suggests shady Shakespeare
A new film, ‘Anonymous’, is attempting to question the authenticity of William Shakespeare’s works. It credits the Earl of Oxford – an Elizabethan courtier – with being the real Bard.
Shakespeare supporters say film Anonymous is laughable
Shakespeare’s home town supports campaign against controversial theory in new film Anonymous.
What do you think? Will you be seeing Anonymous?