MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,598 this week

A Royal Scandal (1997)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 62 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Drama about the matrimonial disaster that took place 200 years ago between George, Prince of Wales and his wife Caroline of Brunswick.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 88 titles
created 01 Feb 2011
 
a list of 1255 titles
created 28 Aug 2011
 
a list of 196 titles
created 12 Sep 2012
 
a list of 10 titles
created 17 Feb 2014
 
a list of 219 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "A Royal Scandal" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Royal Scandal (TV Movie 1997)

A Royal Scandal (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Royal Scandal.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Queen's Sister (TV Movie 2005)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Following the death of her father George VI princess Margaret hopes to marry the war hero Peter Townsend but is told that if she does she will be cut out of the Civil List and receive no ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Cellan Jones
Stars: Lucy Cohu, Meredith MacNeill, Alex Barclay
Aristocrats (TV Mini-Series 1999)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

18th-century England and Ireland viewed through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters - Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, great-granddaughters of a king, daughters of a cabinet minister, and wives of politicians and peers.

Stars: Siân Phillips, Alun Armstrong, Ben Daniels
St. Ives (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Hook
Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Miranda Richardson, Richard E. Grant
The Six Wives of Henry VIII (TV Mini-Series 2001)
Documentary | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A dramatic documentary narrated and presented by controversial historian David Starkey about the lives as wives and Queens of the six wives of Tudor king Henry VIII.

Stars: David Starkey, Caroline Lintott, David Fleeshman
City of Vice (TV Series 2008)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Welcome to eighteenth century London - a world filled with prostitutes, pimps, gamblers and villains. In a time before the invention of modern policing procedures, Henry Fielding (Star Wars... See full summary »

Stars: Francis Magee, Steve Speirs, Alice O'Connell
Comedy | Thriller | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two girls thrown together by their boyfriends' violence accidentally kill one of them.

Director: Bill Eagles
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Susan Lynch, Iain Glen
Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Bertram Wooster, a well-intentioned, wealthy layabout, has a habit of getting himself into trouble and it's up to his brilliant valet, Jeeves, to get him out.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Robert Daws
Bleak House (TV Mini-Series 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system

Stars: Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, Carey Mulligan
Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series 1996)
Crime | Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle
Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend.

Stars: Francesca Annis, Justine Waddell, Bill Paterson
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Hytner
Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Timmy Sugrue is a persecuted guesthouse keeper and writer who lives with his mad mother in a very rainy part of the Irish midlands. His only consolation are his visits to Dr. Drudy, a ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Stapleton
Stars: Lia Williams, Anthony Higgins, Brían F. O'Byrne
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
George, prince of Wales
...
...
Lord Malmesbury
...
Henry Brougham
...
Lady Jersey
...
...
Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Timothy Ackroyd ...
Gentleman
George Antoni ...
Teodoro Majocchi (as George Yiasoumi)
John Arnatt ...
Archbishop
John Bardon ...
William Cole
...
Lord Hood
Alec Bregonzi ...
Rastelli
Richard Dixon ...
Gentleman
Amanda Elwes ...
Lady Charlotte Douglas
Edit

Storyline

Drama about the matrimonial disaster that took place 200 years ago between George, Prince of Wales and his wife Caroline of Brunswick.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

victorian era | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 October 1997 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Escândalo Real  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Intriguing and enthralling TV movie based on actual events
20 January 2000 | by (NSW Australia) – See all my reviews

"A Royal Scandal" is an interesting TV movie that recreates the 19th century marriage and subsequent marital problems of King George and his wife Princess Caroline of Brunswick. The whole saga has many interesting similarities to that of the Charles/Diana affair but is significant in the fact that it occurred in the 19th century when traditional values and the notion of the "sanctity of marriage" prevailed.

Ian Richardson is an excellent narrator with the right tone of voice to narrate such a tale. Richard E. Grant gives an outstanding performance in his role as King George and Susan Lynch also gives us an outstanding and convincing performance as Princess Caroline of Brunswick. In fact all the actors and actresses in this TV movie are outstanding and their convincing performances are to be commended.

I found "A Royal Scandal" intriguing and enthralling and historically accurate. It draws upon personal correspondence and diaries that were kept at the time to help make the story complete. I would certainly label this as recommended viewing for anyone interested in watching a production that draws upon both real history and good cast members


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Royal Scandal (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?