Elizabeth R

BBC Two (ended 1971)


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  • Sweet England's Pride

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    S 1 : Ep 6 - 3/24/71

    In her twilight, the aging Queen Elizabeth grants favors to the young and dashing Earl of Essex, who betrays his monarch and attempts to take over the state. His rebellion fails and he is executed. Elizabeth, now bereft of all her former councillors and friends, dies alone.moreless
  • The Enterprise of England

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 3/17/71

    Elizabeth's execution of the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots, galvanizes Phillip II of Spain, and he launches the Spanish Armada to invade England.
  • Horrible Conspiracies

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    S 1 : Ep 4 - 3/10/71

    Vivian Pickles ("Harold and Maude") appears as Elizabeth's cousin and closest relative, Mary, Queen of Scots. Held prisoner by Elizabeth for over 15 years, Mary plots her escape and Elizabeth's assassination. When her plot fails, the English queen succumbs to political pressure and executes her Scottish cousin.moreless
  • Shadow in the Sun

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 3/3/71

    On the brink of middle age, Queen Elizabeth becomes engaged to the younger brother of the King of France, and meanwhile is betrayed by Robert Dudley's secret marriage to her own cousin.
  • The Marriage Game

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 2/24/71

    The young and vivacious Queen Elizabeth frustrates her privy council by dangling her hand in marriage to various foreign princes, while granting more power to her favorite Sir Robert Dudley.
  • The Lion's Cub

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 2/17/71

    Princess Elizabeth navigates the treacherous waters of the reigns of her brother Edward VI and sister Bloody Mary I, finally ascending the throne as the last surviving child of Henry VIII.