Charles I: Downfall of a King

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The Final Showdown

Series 1 - Episode 3 The Final Showdown

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Summary

Documentary drama charting the collapse of Charles I's rule in just 50 tempestuous days. Lisa Hilton relates how, after John Pym spurned Charles I's attempt to bring him onside with a job offer, the king was left with just one option - to arrest Pym and his colleagues, accusing them of high treason. But in his attempt to draw the politician out, the king played right into his enemy's hands, appearing like a tyrant to all of Westminster. Last in the series.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Lisa Hilton
Actor Will O'Connell
Actor Brian McCardie
Actor Doireann McKenna
Actor Lewis Crawford
Executive Producer Emily Dalton
Executive Producer Anne Stirling
Producer Catrin L Evans
Series Director Tom Cholmondeley
Series Producer Tom Cholmondeley
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