Most Similar Tv Shows to Elizabeth R (1971 - 1971)

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Elizabeth I (2005 - 2005)

Starring: Helen Mirren, Hugh Dancy, Toby Jones, Patrick Malahide
Duration: 3h 43mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Mini-series about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
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Versailles (2015 - 2018)

Starring: George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Tygh Runyan, Stuart Bowman
Duration: 52mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles.
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Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)

Starring: Keith Michell, Donald Pleasence, Charlotte Rampling, Jane Asher
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

On his deathbed, Henry VIII reflects upon his long reign, and especially the crucial part his six marriages have played.
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I, Claudius (1976 - 1976)

Starring: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed
Duration: 11h 9mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

This mini-series follows the history of the Roman Empire, from approximately the death of Marcellus (24/23 B. C. ) to Claudius' own death in 54 A. D.
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The Virgin Queen (2005 - 2005)

Starring: Anne-Marie Duff, Sienna Guillory, Ian Hart, Tom Hardy
Duration: 3h 57mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her old age and her last, enigmatic relationship with her young protégé, the Earl of Essex.
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Masquerade (2012)

Starring: Byung-hun Lee, Seung-ryong Ryu, Hyo-joo Han, In-kwon Kim
Duration: 2h 11mins
Genres: Drama, History

The confusing and conspiratorial 15th ruler of Korea's Joseon Dynasty King Gwang-hae (Lee Byung-hun) orders his Secretary of Defense, Heo Gyun (Ryu Seung-ryong), to find him a double in order to avoid the constant threat of assassination.
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Elizabeth (1998)

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Liz Giles, Rod Culbertson, Paul Fox
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Elizabeth is a 1998 British biographical period drama film directed by Shekhar Kapur and written by Michael Hirst.
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Victoria & Albert (2001 - 2001)

Starring: Victoria Hamilton, Jonathan Firth, James Callis, Diana Rigg
Duration: 3h 20mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage.
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Wolf Hall (2015 - 2015)

Starring: Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Duration: 6h 0mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war.
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Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Following the death of her husband Francis II of France in 1560, Mary, Queen of Scots (Vanessa Redgrave) returns to her native land.
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Reign (2013 - 2017)

Starring: Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, Celina Sinden, Torrance Coombs
Duration: 42mins
Genres: Drama, Fantasy

Chronicles the rise to power of Mary Queen of Scots (Kane) when she arrives in France as a 15-year-old, betrothed to Prince Francis, and with her four best friends as ladies-in-waiting.
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Elizabeth: the Golden Age (2007)

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, Jordi Mollà
Duration: 1h 54mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1585, Catholic Spain, ruled by King Philip of Spain, is the most powerful country in the world.
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The Last King (2003 - 2003)

Starring: Rufus Sewell, Rupert Graves, Charlie Creed-Miles, Christian Coulson
Duration: 3h 8mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The focus of King Charles II (Rufus Sewell) is his court, his squabbling family and his glamorous mistresses - from the high-born and promiscuous Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine (Helen McCrory), through folk heroine and sex symbol of the day Nell Gwynne (Emma Pierson), to the French spy Louise de Kéroualle (Mélanie Thierry).
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1561, nineteen-year-old Mary Stuart, Catholic Queen of Scotland, returns to her home country from France following the death of her husband, Francis II, to take up her throne, where she is received by her half brother, the Earl of Moray.
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Henry VIII (2003)

Starring: Ray Winstone, Joss Ackland, Sid Mitchell, Charles Dance
Duration: 3h 13mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Two part mini-series documenting the stormy thirty-eight-year reign of King Henry VIII.
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Tut (2015 - 2015)

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Avan Jogia, Sibylla Deen, Alexander Siddig
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

"Tut" reveals, for the first time on television, the story of the Egyptian Pharaoh, one of the most renowned leaders in human history.
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970 - 1970)

Genres: Drama, History, Romance

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Mary Queen of Scots (2013)

Starring: Camille Rutherford, Mehdi Dehbi, Sean Biggerstaff, Aneurin Barnard
Duration: 1h 59mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Mary, Queen of Scots, awaits her execution by order of Queen Elizabeth I of England.
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The Crown (2016)

Starring: Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Imelda Staunton, Matt Smith
Duration: 58mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

This show focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a twenty-five-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill.
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Victoria (2016)

Starring: Virginie Efira, Vincent Lacoste, Melvil Poupaud, Laurent Poitrenaux
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

In Bed with Victoria (original title: Victoria) is a 2016 French romantic comedy-drama film directed by Justine Triet.
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