Elizabeth I (2005)

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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

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After years of plots and intrigues, Elizabeth must face one last hurdle, her own mortality.

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 Elizabeth I (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Earl of Essex (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Robert Cecil (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Sir Francis Walsingham (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Lord Burghley (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Dr Lopez (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Lady Anne (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Earl of Leicester / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

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Elisabet I  »

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The poem Essex is supposed to have written to Elizabeth on the day of his execution was written by Chidiock (Charles) Tichbourne (1558-1586) just before his execution for his part in the Babington plot, a conspiracy to assassinate Elizabeth. See more »

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Sir Francis Walsingham: I think the French make better acquaintances than friends.
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Featured in 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007) See more »

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A great cast for a tremendous story!
26 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Helen Mirren truly shines as Queen Elizabeth I. All of the cast members are excellent, especially Jeremy Irons and Hugh Dancy.

I do not know how accurate this miniseries is with respect to all of the events that were happening at this time (circa 1589), but the characters were all portrayed in a totally believable and brilliant manner. The costumes were wonderful! Helen Mirren, I believe, gave the performance of a lifetime as the incredibly complex Queen, a daughter of Henry the VIII.

I think this is one of the most intense, brilliant, and wonderful miniseries produced. Sit back and prepared to be swept away to the 16th century. A most memorable miniseries! I rarely give a 10 out of 10 possible points but this miniseries truly is deserving!


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