Edward the King (1975– )
"Edward the Seventh" (original title)

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The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 Queen Victoria (10 episodes, 1975)
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 Prince of Wales / ... (9 episodes, 1975)
Helen Ryan ...
 Princess Alexandra / ... (8 episodes, 1975)
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 Princess Vicky / ... (7 episodes, 1975)
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 Dowager Empress Dagmar / ... (6 episodes, 1975)
Michael Osborne ...
 Prince George (6 episodes, 1975)
Guy Slater ...
 Charles Carrington / ... (6 episodes, 1975)
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 W.E. Gladstone / ... (5 episodes, 1975)
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 Kaiser Wilhelm II / ... (5 episodes, 1975)
Peter Howell ...
 Francis Knollys (5 episodes, 1975)
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 Princess May / ... (5 episodes, 1975)
Madeleine Cannon ...
 Princess Toria / ... (5 episodes, 1975)
Barbara Laurenson ...
 Charlotte Knollys (5 episodes, 1975)
Ian Gelder ...
 Affie / ... (5 episodes, 1975)
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 Fritz (5 episodes, 1975)
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The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.

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The best TV series ever made
14 September 2001 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

The very finest of British actors in a splendid production. I recommend everybody with interest in quality to buy this video. A historical drama which is intense and accurate. Anette Crossbies and John Gielgud performances are beyond Oscar quality.


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