1890-1893: Bertie faces scandal on several fronts. He agrees to assist Lady Brooke to retrieve a letter she wrote to her one-time lover, Lord Charles Beresford. She is now terrified that ... See full summary »

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John Gorrie

Writer:

John Gorrie

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Annette Crosbie ... Queen Victoria
Timothy West ... Prince of Wales
Helen Ryan ... Princess Alexandra
Michael Hordern ... W.E. Gladstone
Richard Vernon ... Lord Salisbury
Robert Flemyng ... Lord Coventry
Carolyn Seymour ... Lady Brooke
Peter Howell ... Francis Knollys
John Normington ... Oliver Montagu
Edward Hardwicke ... Lord Rosebery
Charles Dance ... Prince Eddy
Michael Osborne Michael Osborne ... Prince George
Clive Morton ... Lieut. Gen. Owen Williams
Donald Douglas ... Sir William Gordon Cumming
Gareth Thomas ... Lord Charles Beresford
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1890-1893: Bertie faces scandal on several fronts. He agrees to assist Lady Brooke to retrieve a letter she wrote to her one-time lover, Lord Charles Beresford. She is now terrified that Lady Beresford will take some action against her. Bertie somewhat ham-handedly calls on Lady Beresford's lawyer and practically orders him to destroy it. The lawyer refuses but does agree to ask his client to. He then calls on Lady Beresford with the same request. When Charles Beresford hears of the Prince's action, he hits the roof and Bertie soon faces demands for an apology with the threat of making the whole thing public. A second scandal erupts when Lt. Col. Sir William Gordon Cumming is found cheating at cards. The Prince and others try to settle the matter quietly but Cumming sues to regain his good name and reputation and it all becomes public. Alix and Bertie encourage their eldest son, Prince Eddy, to find a suitable young woman and marry. Although he does eventually find someone, he falls ... Written by garykmcd

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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 1975 (UK) See more »

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ATV See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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