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Elizabeth I

Synopsis
Two-part television drama chronicling the later years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. In the theatrical DVD version there is a scene which was not included in the second part of the broadcast programme. In the deleted scene (c1.5mins), entitled ‘Essex watches Richard II’, Essex watches part of the deposition scene (IV i) and talks over it with a friend. The actor playing Richard II has not been identified but physically resembles Essex himself.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
29 Sep 2005 at 21:00 (Channel: Channel Four)
Duration
255 in total

Credits

Director
Tom Hooper
Producer
Barney Reisz
Screenplay
Nigel Williams
Cast
Helen MirrenElizabeth I
Hugh DancyEarl of Essex
Jeremy IronsEarl of Leicester
Patrick MalahideSir Francis Walsingham

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Elizabeth I, Queen of England

Notes

History
Part two transmitted 6 October 2005 21:00-23:05.

Production Company

Name

Company Pictures

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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