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Old 08-27-2016, 12:12 PM
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New docu-drama about Queen Elizabeth I

New docu-drama about Queen Elizabeth I from Channel 5 - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

A new docu-drama about Queen Elizabeth I will contrast the monarch's point of view with those of her enemies, Channel 5 has announced.

The three-part history series Elizabeth I will feature duelling narratives as well as dramatic reconstructions in which three different actors will play the Tudor monarch at different stages in her life, from a young princess to a newly-crowned Queen and an ageing survivor.


As much it sounds interesting, I really am tired of movies, tv shows etc about the same people (you know who I mean: Tudors, Victoria, George VI, Edward and Wallis, even Elizabeth II).
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Yes, I agree. I think Henry VIII and Elizabeth I in particular have been done to death on the small screen, along with Queen Victoria.
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Agree about the tudors..& Q Vic...
but I woudn't want to see anyting about the Georges, an awful bunch. However I think that in a way we DONT see enough about the Queen. A good drama about her life, frank and honestly written would be great but mabye not til she passes on...
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New docu-drama about Queen Elizabeth I from Channel 5 - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

A new docu-drama about Queen Elizabeth I will contrast the monarch's point of view with those of her enemies, Channel 5 has announced.

The three-part history series Elizabeth I will feature duelling narratives as well as dramatic reconstructions in which three different actors will play the Tudor monarch at different stages in her life, from a young princess to a newly-crowned Queen and an ageing survivor.


As much it sounds interesting, I really am tired of movies, tv shows etc about the same people (you know who I mean: Tudors, Victoria, George VI, Edward and Wallis, even Elizabeth II).
I'd actually like to see more of the Stuarts on the big (or small) screen. Perhaps Charles I and the events leading to his execution, or James II being overthrown by his nephew and son-in-law, William of Orange.
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