Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
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Series cast summary:
...  Elizabeth I 2 episodes, 2005
...  Earl of Essex 2 episodes, 2005
...  Robert Cecil 2 episodes, 2005
...  Sir Francis Walsingham 2 episodes, 2005
...  Lord Burghley 2 episodes, 2005
Toby Salaman ...  Dr Lopez 2 episodes, 2005
...  Lady Anne 2 episodes, 2005
...  Earl of Leicester / ... 2 episodes, 2005
...  King James VI 2 episodes, 2005
...  Mary Queen of Scots 2 episodes, 2005
...  Francis Bacon 2 episodes, 2005
Jérémie Covillault ...  Duke of Anjou 2 episodes, 2005
...  Southampton 2 episodes, 2005
Erick Deshors ...  Jean de Simier 2 episodes, 2005
...  Sir Walter Raleigh 2 episodes, 2005
...  Frances Walsingham 2 episodes, 2005
...  Gifford 2 episodes, 2005
Diana Kent ...  Lady Essex 2 episodes, 2005
...  Chaplain 2 episodes, 2005
...  Judge 2 episodes, 2005
Geoffrey Streatfeild ...  Sir Anthony Babington 2 episodes, 2005
...  Jesuit Priest / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Martin Savage ...  Stubbs 2 episodes, 2005
Anna Steel ...  Lady in Waiting / ... 2 episodes, 2005
...  Sir Francis Drake 2 episodes, 2005
Ramunas Rudokas ...  Thomas Burghley 2 episodes, 2005
Martin Marquez ...  Don Bernadino de Mendoza 2 episodes, 2005
Charles Millham ...  Priest 2 episodes, 2005
Mykolas Dorofejus ...  Davison 2 episodes, 2005
Geoffrey T. Bersey ...  Hatton 2 episodes, 2005
Rimantas Magdzevicius ...  Howard of Effingham 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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Trivia

Eddie Redmayne later appeared in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) in a different role. He was later presented with his Best Actor award by Cate Blanchett. See more »

Goofs

While waiting on the beach to see if the Spanish Armada was about to invade England in 1588, Robert Dudley, first Earl of Leicester, pulled out his telescope to check the flag on a ship that was sailing up the river. The Telescope was invented by Hans Lippershey in 1608. See more »

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Queen Elizabeth I: I lack the assurance of youth. I question everything.
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Featured in 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007) See more »

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Fabulous without a doubt
7 October 2005 | by 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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