Special EventsUnited Kingdom | Drama | 60m | U.S. Premiere | English |
Thursday, May 5, 8:00PM - 10:00PM
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AboutQ&A With: Creator & Executive Producer Anya Reiss and stars Alicia Von Rittberg and Jamie Blackley
Becoming Elizabeth is the fascinating, untold story of the early life of England’s most iconic Queen. Long before she ascended the throne, young Elizabeth Tudor was an orphaned teenager who became embroiled in the political and sexual politics of the English court. The death of King Henry VIII sets into motion a dangerous scramble for power. His surviving children find themselves pawns in a game between the great families of England and the powers of Europe who vie for control of the country.
The world of Becoming Elizabeth is visceral, dangerous, and very bloody; a time in which every man or woman of the court is on the wheel of fortune, which may take them to a position of great power one moment, or the executioner’s block the next. Judgments are rendered quickly, and no one is safe.
George Ormond, George Faber, Anya Reiss, Lisa Osborne
Alica von Rittberg, Romola Garai, Jessica Raine, Tom Cullen, John Heffernaan, Jamie Blackley, Alexandra Gilbreath, Jamie Parker, Leo Bill, Oliver Zettestrom, Bella Ramsey, Ekow Quartey, Alex MacQueen, Olivier Huband