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BP042 Shakespeare in Love (1998) - with special guest Tish Potter

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky and our special guest Tish Potter.

Episode 42: Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Released 28 August 2019

For this episode, we watched Shakespeare in Love, written by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard (won) and directed by John Madden (nominated) and starring Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow (won), Geoffrey Rush (nominated) and Judi Dench (won).

As well as the above, it also won for its Art Direction, Costume Design and Score, and it was nominated in a further four categories.

Next time we will be discussing The Best Years of Our Lives. If you want to watch it before listening to the next episode you can buy the DVD or Blu-Ray on, or, or you can download it via iTunes (UK) or iTunes (USA).

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