shakes01.mp3Fennyman: Henslowe, do
you know what happens to a
man who doesn't pay his
debt? His boots catch fire!
shakes02.mp3Henslowe (Geoffrey Rush):
It's a crowd tickler. Mistaken
identities, shipwreck, pirate
king, a bit with a dog, and
Lambert: I think I've seen it.
I didn't like it.
Henslowe: But this time it is
Fennyman: What's it called?
Henslowe: "Romeo and
Ethel the Pirates Daughter."
Fennyman: Good title.
shakes03.mp3Will Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes): Words,
words, words. Once I had the gift. I could make
love out of words as a potter makes cups of
clay. Love that overthrows empires. Love that
binds two hearts together come hell, fire, and
brimstone. For six spence a line I could cause a
riot in a nunnery.
shakes04.mp3Will Shakespeare: I have lost my gift. It is if
my quill is broken. As if the organ of my
imagination is dried up. As if the proud tower of
my genius has collapsed.
Will Shakespeare: Nothing comes.
Psychiatrist: Most interesting.
Will Shakespeare: It's like trying to pick a lock
with a wet herring.
shakes05.mp3Rosaline: When will you write me a sonnet,
Will Shakespeare: I have lost my gift.
Rosaline: You left it in my bed. Come to look
for it again.
shakes06.mp3Henslowe: Love, and a bit with a dog. That's
what they want.
shakes07.mp3Marlowe (Rupert Everett): I have a new one
nearly finished and better. "The Massacre of
Will Shakespeare: Good title.
Will Shakespeare: "Romeo and Ethel the
Pirates Daughter." ...Yes, I know, I know.
Marlowe: What is the story?
Will Shakespeare: Well, there's this pirate...
shakes08.mp3Lord Wessex: Is she obedient?
Sir Robert de Lesseps: As any mule in
Christendom, but if you are the man to ride her,
there are rubies in the saddlebag.
Lord Wessex: I like her!
shakes09.mp3Lord Wessex: I've spoken with your father.
Viola de Lesseps (Gwyneth Paltrow): So my
lord. I speak with him every day.
shakes10.mp3Lord Wessex: I can not shed blood in her
house, but I will cut your throat anon. Do you
have a name?
Will Shakespeare: Christopher Marlowe, at your