It was one of his last plays and was both dark and brooding but still ended happily. Plus it featured the most famous stage direction; "Exit, pursued by bear.", as well as the first written reference to a "dildo".
(Yes, you read that right.)
Join me on the 50th podcast of Shannon's Shakespeare Shunday and hear the story behind The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare. Sunday on the eights on KSEF-DB a.k.a. 785 LIVE!