Elizabeth R

Elizabeth R

Glenda Jackson starred in the title role of this BBC drama which served as a sequel to The Six Wives of Henry VIII. The storyline dealt with the reign of Elizabeth I of England and the intrigues therein. The series aired in the United States as a six-part installment of Masterpiece Theatre.

Episode Info

Final: 1x06 -- Sweet England's Pride (Mar/24/1971)

Elizabeth's young favourite, the Earl of Essex, convinces her to appointing him Lord Deputy of Ireland. His failure in the role leads to his arrest and execution. Elizabeth dies soon after.
Available Episodes

Sweet England's Prid..
Mar 24, 1971
Season 1 episode 6

The Enterprise of En..
Mar 17, 1971
Season 1 episode 5

Horrible Conspiracie..
Mar 10, 1971
Season 1 episode 4

Shadow in the Sun
Mar 03, 1971
Season 1 episode 3

The Marriage Game
Feb 24, 1971
Season 1 episode 2

The Lion's Cub
Feb 17, 1971
Season 1 episode 1

Glenda JacksonGlenda Jackson
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Executive Producer: Christopher Sarson
Producer: Rod Graham
Production Designer: Richard Henry (2), Peter Seddon
Editor: Dan Rae
Music: David Munrow
Costume Designer: Elizabeth Waller
Make-up: Dawn Alcock
Story Editor: Margaret Hare
Sound Editor: Brian Hiles

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Recurring Guests

Ronald Hines as William Cecil (5 eps)
Robert Hardy as Robert Dudley (3 eps)
John Shrapnel as Earl of Sussex (3 eps)
Angela Thorne as Lettice Knollys (3 eps)
Stephen Murray (1) as Walsingham (3 eps)
Peter Jeffrey as King Phillip of Spain (2 eps)
Vivian Pickles as Mary, Queen of Scots (2 eps)
Peter Howell (2) as Lord Howard (2 eps)
Robin Ellis as Earl of Essex (2 eps)
Rachel Kempson as Kat Ashley (2 eps)

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