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Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)

Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.

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Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.

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14 March 2004 (UK)  »

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Conspiración, traición y muerte  »

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£12,000,000 (estimated)
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Mary Queen of Scots gives birth and has intercourse 6 minutes later. See more »

Quotes

Bothwell: Forgive me.
Mary, Queen of Scots: How's your head?
Bothwell: Sore.
Mary, Queen of Scots: I could remove it for you.
Bothwell: Well, that would do the trick, aye.
Mary, Queen of Scots: You caused Lord Darnley great offense, you called Lord Darnley a long streak of English piss!
Bothwell: Then I must apologize.
Lord Darnley: I thank you.
Bothwell: 'Twas English *pish*.
Lord Darnley: [pause] Banishment, I think.
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Wasted promise
21 September 2004 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

You'd think that combining a good director, excellent actors and fascinating

historical events would make for an entertaining miniseries -- but you'd be

wrong. The writing stank, the history was worse than inaccurate, and I can

barely believe excellent actors such as McKidd and Carlyle were able to deliver some of their lines with a straight face. Historical inaccuracies aside, the story itself was delivered so disjointedly it was downright choppy -- almost as if an entirely different director and writer made each half. Skip this one.


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