Masterpiece: Elizabeth I: The Virgin Queen DVD 2PK (U.K. Edition)

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Item #: WB7172
The Virgin Queen is a refreshing and intimate account of the Elizabeth I's rule. The tale begins when Elizabeth is a teen-age princess imprisoned in the Tower of London by her half-sister Queen Mary, charged with conspiracy and treason. We follow the young princess as she fights to hang on to her head and at the same time consolidate her ... More
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The Virgin Queen is a refreshing and intimate account of the Elizabeth I's rule. The tale begins when Elizabeth is a teen-age princess imprisoned in the Tower of London by her half-sister Queen Mary, charged with conspiracy and treason. We follow the young princess as she fights to hang on to her head and at the same time consolidate her power.

Producer: Paul Rutman
Executive Producer: Justin Bodle, Rebecca Eaton, Laura Mackie, Simon Curtis
Production Year: 2006
Copyright Year: 2005
Rating: TV-14
Director: Coky Giedroyc
Actors: Anne-Marie Duff, Tom Hardy, Hans Matheson, Ian Hart, Dexter Fletcher, Kevin McKidd, Daniel Evans, Joanne Walley, Sienna Guillory
Writers: Paula Milne
Number of Discs: 2
Length: 230 minutes
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 4x3 Letterbox
Content Warning: This program includes material that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

"Queen has it all: politics, pageantry, passion." -- The Boston Globe

"A  superb production, beautifully written, lavishly costumed." -- The San Diego Union-Tribune

"British drama at its best." -- Gannett News Service

"Now, this is the way history should be told, full of passion and intrigue and drama! Lush in every possible way--visually, emotionally, even musically--this Masterpiece Theatre-aired British production, is an absolutely riveting retelling of the reign of the most famous daughter of Henry VIII. . . Sure to be catnip to both Anglophiles and armchair history buffs, this is highly recommended." -- Video Librarian

"... Anne-Marie Duff is magnificent..." - San Francisco Chronicle