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Masterpiece: Elizabeth I - The Virgin Queen
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From PBS and Masterpiece: A lavish production based on the life and tumultuous 40-year reign of one of Britain's most fascinating monarchs, this four-hour epic explores the full sweep of the life of Elizabeth I - a teenage princess imprisoned in the Tower of London; her great love affair with Robert Dudley; her years of triumph over the Armada; her last, enigmatic relationship with the young Earl of Essex; and her death at the age of 70. Scripted by Paula Milne ("The Politician's Wife"), "The Virgin Queen" stars BAFTA Award-winning actress Anne-Marie Duff (The Magdalene Sisters) as the iconic Queen in a film set against the backdrop of some ...

  • Runtime: 1 hr 55 min
  • Quality: HD
  • Studio: PBS
  • Amazon rating: 4.5

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