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Encyclopedia > Elizabeth I (TV series)
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Helen Mirren as Elizabeth I and Jérémie Covillault as François, Duke of Anjou

Elizabeth I is an Emmy Award-winning television miniseries, consisting of two 2-hour episodes, produced by Channel 4 in 2005. It stars Helen Mirren and Jeremy Irons. An Emmy Award. ... A miniseries (sometimes mini-series), in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... Channel 4 is a public-service television broadcaster in the United Kingdom (see British television). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mirren with Malcolm McDowell in O Lucky Man (1973) Dame Helen Mirren, DBE (born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov[1] on 26 July 1945) is an Emmy Award-winning English stage, television and movie actress. ... Jeremy John Irons (born September 19, 1948) is an Oscar, and double-Emmy award winning English actor. ...


The series premiered in the UK on 29 September 2005. It was first broadcast in the United States on HBO and in Canada on TMN, on April 22, 2006. It was broadcast in Hong Kong on ATV from April 7–28, 2006, and on ABC Australia in two parts, on September 10 and 17, 2006. September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network with headquarters in New York City. ... The Movie Network is a general-interest premium television service available in Canada, specifically east of the Ontario-Manitoba border, excluding the territories. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Asia Television Limited (ATV) (亞洲電視有限公司; pinyin: Yàzhōu Diànshì YÇ’uxiàn GōngsÄ«) was Hong Kongs first television station and was founded on May 29, 1957. ... This is the current Australian Collaboration of the Fortnight! Please help improve it to featured article standard. ...


The series was filmed in Vilnius, Lithuania, where the sets were constructed inside a sports stadium. Location Ethnographic region Aukštaitija County Vilnius County Municipality Vilnius city municipality Coordinates Number of elderates 20 General Information Capital of Lithuania Vilnius County Vilnius city municipality Vilnius district municipality Population 540,318 in 2005 (1st) First mentioned 1323 Granted city rights 1387 Vilna redirects here. ...


As with Schiller's play Mary Stuart, a fictitious meeting between Elizabeth and Mary Queen of Scots is created. 1959 English-language edition, titled Mary Stuart. ...


Tagline: "The Hardest Thing to Govern is the Heart."

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Cast

Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England, Queen of France (in name only), and Queen of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. ... Mirren with Malcolm McDowell in O Lucky Man (1973) Dame Helen Mirren, DBE (born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov[1] on 26 July 1945) is an Emmy Award-winning English stage, television and movie actress. ... Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester (also referred to as Lord Leycester such as at the Lord Leycester Hospital. ... Jeremy John Irons (born September 19, 1948) is an Oscar, and double-Emmy award winning English actor. ... Sir Francis Walsingham (c. ... Patrick Malahide (born March 24, 1945) is a British actor, who has played many major film and television roles. ... ] The Right Honourable Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, KG, PC (1 June 1563–24 May 1612), son of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley and half-brother of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, statesman, spymaster and minister to Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. Lord Salisbury is the... Toby Jones (born 1967) is a British actor. ... Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (10 November 1566 – 25 February 1601), favourite of Queen Elizabeth I of England, is the best-known of the many holders of the title Earl of Essex. ... Hugh Dancy (born 19 June 1975) is a British actor. ... Mary, Queen of Scots redirects here. ... Barbara Flynn (born 5 August 1948) is a British actress. ... William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (13 September 1521–4 August 1598), was an English politician, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign. ... Ian McDiarmid as Senator Palpatine in The Phantom Menace. ... Hercule François, Duke of Anjou and Alençon, (March 18, 1555 – June 19, 1584) was the youngest son of Henry II of France and Catherine de Medici. ... Rodrigo Lopez (c. ... Frances Walsingham (1569 - February 13, 1631) was the only daughter of Sir Francis Walsingham, spymaster for Queen Elizabeth I. A lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth, she married Philip Sidney in 1583, although he died three years later in 1586. ... James VI and I King of England, Scotland and Ireland James VI of Scotland and I of England (Charles James) (19 June 1566–27 March 1625) was a King who ruled over England, Scotland and Ireland, and was the first Sovereign to reign in the three realms simultaneously. ... Ewen Bremner (born in 1971 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish actor. ...

Awards

The miniseries was nominated for 13 Primetime Emmy Awards. It won prizes for Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries (Tom Hooper), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries (Dame Helen Mirren), and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries (Jeremy Irons). The Primetime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. ... The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries is the most prestigious of all the awards annually presented. ... Tom Hooper is a Canadian songwriter and musician. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie winners: 1974: Mildred Natwick - The Swoop Sisters 1975: Jessica Walter - Amy Prentiss 1976: Rosemary Harris - Notorious Woman 1977: Patty Duke - Captains and Kings 1978: Meryl Streep - Holocaust 1979: Bette Davis - Strangers... Mirren with Malcolm McDowell in O Lucky Man (1973) Dame Helen Mirren, DBE (born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov[1] on 26 July 1945) is an Emmy Award-winning English stage, television and movie actress. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie winners: 1974: Mildred Natwick - The Swoop Sisters 1975: Jessica Walter - Amy Prentiss 1976: Rosemary Harris - Notorious Woman 1977: Patty Duke - Captains and Kings 1978: Meryl Streep - Holocaust 1979: Bette Davis - Strangers... Jeremy John Irons (born September 19, 1948) is an Oscar, and double-Emmy award winning English actor. ...


Broadcast conflict

This series' broadcast forced the BBC to postpone the premiere broadcast of The Virgin Queen (also on Elizabeth I) until January/February 2006. The Virgin Queen was already ready at the time of the Channel 4 series' broadcast. The British Broadcasting Corporation, invariably known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world, employing 26,000 staff in the UK alone and with a budget of £4 billion. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Channel 4 is a public-service television broadcaster in the United Kingdom (see British television). ...


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