Elizabeth I

Saturday 23 August 2008

Concluding part of Nigel Williams’ award-winning drama, starring Helen Mirren, Hugh Dancy, Ian McDiarmid and Patrick Malahide. In the latter years of her reign, Elizabeth I must deal with her tumultuous relationship with the young Earl of Essex. Increasingly the Queen lets her steely rule slip with Essex, whose demands and disobedience escalate until his barefaced ambition becomes too humiliating for Elizabeth and drives her to extreme revenge.

Friday 22 August 2008

Another chance to see this major two-part drama by Nigel Williams, starring Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, Hugh Dancy, Ian McDiarmid and Patrick Malahide. Part one of Elizabeth I focuses on her relationship with The Earl of Leicester, her lover and trusted advisor, as well as the execution of Mary Queen of Scots and the War with Spain.

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