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

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When Leicester says to Elizabeth 'Kiss me, Bess' his hand is placed on the back of her neck. When the camera changes angle his hand has moved to her cheek. See more »

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Queen Elizabeth I: I will die at a time of my own choosing, and not before.
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Fabulous without a doubt
7 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best period dramas I have ever seen...the costumes were amazing, the plot flawless and script clever. It has something for everyone - action, executions, love, scandal and humour. There was not one flawless actor anywhere near the set, and it's not a typical Elizabeth I drama, it shows her emotions as well as her violent executions, whilst still accurately depicting the last part of her life. Hugh Dancy does a great job as the seductive Earl Of Essex and what can you say about Helen Mirren? She portrays Elizabeth wonderfully and I have yet to see someone act it better than her. This one will stay in my good books for a long time - it is not one to be missed!


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