“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

And so, all good things must come to an end.  In our final episode for Season One of Shakespeare Republic, meet Billie, played by Sally McLean (Utopia), as she shares with us arguably Shakespeare’s most famous sonnet in a truly Australian setting … with a bittersweet twist.

“But thy eternal summer shall not fade …”

Shakespeare Republic … all the world’s a stage …

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Sally McLean
Director of Photography: Shaun Herbertson
Sound Recording, Editing & Design: Tim McCormick
Unit Manager: Billy Smedley
Producers: Sally McLean, Perri Cummings & Billy Smedley

Filmed on location in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Please Note: our Sound Recordist and Sound Editor, Tim McCormick has asked us to place these hashtags here: #locationsound #noHDR … just if anyone was wondering. Yes, he is a genius 🙂

5 thoughts on “EPISODE: Shakespeare Republic S1 Ep6 – Sally McLean as Billie (Sonnet #18)

  1. Thanks for a brilliant episode to finish! Loved it!

  2. Hello, just wanted to say how much I loved this episode. It’s my favourite of the series. Thank you for such a great contribution to Shakespeare performance! Hope the next series isn’t too far away!

  3. Incredible episode there. When does the next series start?


  4. May I simply just say what a relief to uncover someone that really understands what they’re talking about with Shakespeare. Bravo on a wonderful series. Look forward to the next one!

  5. Your ѕtyle is ѕo unique in comparison to otҺer folks I’ve watched read/perform this sonnet. Really interesting ideas – I’m seeing it in a whole new way now. Thank you.

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