Docu-drama starring Lily Cole as a young Elizabeth I, featuring dramatic reconstructions of key moments in her life. Presented by historians Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones.
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Lily Cole ...  Elizabeth I 3 episodes, 2017
Vincent Kerschbaum ...  Duke of Feria 2 episodes, 2017
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Docu-drama starring Lily Cole as a young Elizabeth I, featuring dramatic reconstructions of key moments in her life. Presented by historians Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones.

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9 May 2017 (UK) See more »

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Adequate, but no depth
28 May 2019 | by peterri-17298See all my reviews

Elizabeth I is a fascinating subject; this docu-drama barely touched the tip of the iceberg. Her life just can't be documented in this 3 hour time allotment. If you want to see the best to date drama, watch the 1971 version with Glenda Jackson. It ran over 7 hours, and included so much more of Elizabeth's life.

I really wish we could somehow combine Cate Blanchett with Glenda Jackson's portrayal; Cate as the younger, Glenda as the older, while using the more accurate 1971 script.


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