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Versailles 

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In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.
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Series cast summary:
George Blagden ...  Louis XIV 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Alexander Vlahos ...  Monsieur Philippe d'Orléans / ... 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Tygh Runyan ...  Fabien Marchal 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Stuart Bowman ...  Bontemps 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Evan Williams ...  Chevalier 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Joe Sheridan ...  Louvois 28 episodes, 2015-2018
Steve Cumyn ...  Colbert 27 episodes, 2015-2018
Elisa Lasowski ...  Marie-Thérèse / ... 26 episodes, 2015-2018
Maddison Jaizani ...  Sophie 25 episodes, 2015-2018
Anna Brewster ...  Montespan / ... 21 episodes, 2015-2018
Geoffrey Bateman ...  Bossuet / ... 19 episodes, 2015-2018
Jessica Clark ...  Palatine 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Catherine Walker ...  Maintenon / ... 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Pip Torrens ...  Cassel 17 episodes, 2015-2017
Lizzie Brocheré ...  Claudine 16 episodes, 2015-2017
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In the wake of the Fronde in 1667, the French nobility have begun to defy and disobey the monarchy. Young King Louis XIV decides to move the court from the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye near Paris to his father's former hunting lodge near the hamlet of Versailles as a means to force their submission. As Louis renovates and expands his new Palace of Versailles, the nobles-displaced from their usual surroundings but compelled to surround the king-become embroiled in increasingly dangerous intrigues. Written by Wiki

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Trivia

Though the show is filmed in English, main cast members George Blagden and Amira Casar both happen to speak some French. See more »

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Though the series is set in the 17th century at the early period of Louis XIV's reign, the setting of Versailles is inaccurate due to the building in present state not bearing resemblance to any of the 17th century vestiges thought up of Louis XIV. See more »

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Featured in Too Much TV: Episode #1.14 (2016) See more »

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For Lovers of History who can forgive some inaccuracy for decadence and intrigue.
22 December 2015 | by rabbithabbit813See all my reviews

For Lovers of History who can forgive some inaccuracy for decadence and intrigue. Absolutely love this show. Visually rich and very nice attention to detail and character development. Great acting in general but no doubt props going to George Blagden as Louis XIV (who is also amazing in Viking another epic show) and Alexander Vlahos as Philippe (a very great character analysis).

This show reminds me a bit of The Tudors with Jonathan R Meyers but so far much better about pacing and accuracy.

I seriously want three maybe more of Louis XIV and hope they continue with other rulers i.e Louis XV aka Beloved and Louis XVI with Marie Antoinette. Seriously need more shows like this. History is far more interesting than made of stuff half the time.

Great job cast and crew.


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France | Canada

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Latin | Spanish | English

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1 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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