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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 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 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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France | Canada

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English

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16 November 2015 (France) See more »

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16:9 HD
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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 »

Goofs

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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More than just your average costume drama
29 December 2015 | by slydon13See all my reviews

This drama is about the rise of Louis xiv, the Sun King, Louis the Great, who moved the executive from Paris, the centre of the known world to Versailles, a great bog.

With his father long dead, his mother recently dead, he was alone except for his brother and those he trusted. His political marriage to a Spanish princess was not happy.

He is primarily concerned with how to rule a growing French Empire. This French court evolved into something strange - where dancing and etiquette were critical politically.

This is made in English (to ease it commercially) but by the French so it is made with taste. There are attractive actors, lavish costumes, special effects (to pretend it was shot in the Palace itself) and of course scenes of violence and sex. After all, its good to be the King.

Looking forward to Season 2 !


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