Elizabeth I: Death of a Dynasty

Elizabeth I: Death of a Dynasty

Series 1

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Summary

The drama-documentary examines the Tudor queen's rousing speech at Tilbury as the Spanish Armada approached, her decline into old age, and one of her final foes, the Earl of Essex. A shameless flatterer, he becomes a highly prized courtier, but after a catastrophic falling out, he leads a rebellion against her. Lily Cole stars.

Cast & Crew

Elizabeth I Lily Cole
Older Elizabeth Felicity Dean
Robert Cecil Darren Bransford
Duke of Feria Vincent Kauschbaum
Philip II of Spain Will Kenning
Earl of Essex Charlie Clements
Actor Suzannah Lipscomb
Actor Dan Jones
Executive Producer Susan Jones
Executive Producer Nicolas Kent
Series Director Chris Holt
Series Producer Chris Holt
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