The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
The newly married Elizabeth arrives with her new husband, the scientist Henry, to a magnificent house. He tells her that she can do there anything she pleases, except to enter a certain closed room.
When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
In June 2002, Elizabeth Ann Smart (Alana Boden) was a 14-year-old girl when she was abducted from her Salt Lake City home by religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell (Skeet Ulrich). He brought her to a hilly encampment where, with his twisted accomplice Wanda Barzee (Deirdre Lovejoy), he held Elizabeth captive. She was starved, drugged, raped and subjected to bizarre religious rituals until, nine months later, she enabled her own rescue.
This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England.
A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, is coping with ongoing episodes of schizophrenia.
BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England
Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his family's small Kentucky hometown after his father dies. Along the way, he meets a flight attendant with whom he falls in love.
Based on the true story of the kidnapping of teenager Elizabeth Smart,in June 2002, by two people, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Kirsty Young celebrates the 70th wedding anniversary of the Queen and Prince Philip by examining the longest royal marriage in British history through key moments. She looks at how every step of their life together has been played out in the glare of publicity and in service of the nation, while steering it through decades of change.
Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During a vernissage she's approached by a mysterious man whose motives are unclear...
The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his Scottish wife Elisabeth Bowes-Lyon and their daughters, in the shadow of their reigning father, George V, and next that of his elder brother who succeeded to the British throne as Edward VIII. However Edward decides to put his love for a divorced American, Wallis Simpson, above dynastic duty, and ends up abdicating the throne, which now falls to Bertie, who reigns as George VI.
Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart answers questions from viewers, revealing new details about her nine months in captivity and her recovery. Dr. Drew Pinsky guides a revealing discussion about her methods of surviving the ordeal.
A docu-special, which recounts the terrifying true story in Elizabeth Shoaf's own words. Featuring news footage and interviews with first-hand accounts from Shoaf, her parents and police officials, the special takes viewers through Shoaf's journey to a new beginning.
A unique celebration of the Queen's ninety years as she reaches her landmark birthday in April. Film-maker John Bridcut has been granted special access to the complete collection of Her Majesty's personal ciné films, shot by the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen herself, as well as by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. Much of it has never been seen publicly before. Various members of the Royal Family are filmed watching this private footage and contributing their own personal insights and their memories of the woman they know both as a member of their own close family and as queen. Among those taking part are the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry, the Princess Royal, the Duke of Kent and his sister Princess Alexandra, who has never before given an interview.
The story is very unusual and partly awkward. The two main people in the story are Anna, a young girl (played by Hertha Thiele), who is thought of having the ability to heal people mysteriously. Elisabeth, played by Darathea Wieck, is a young - middle aged aristocratic woman, that is disabled and puts all her hopes in meeting Anna and having her disability heal by her. A strange ambivalent relationship develops between the two women, and just one of them survives.
A dramatisation based on the exchange of letters between Mary Queen of Scots and her cousin Elizabeth I, detailing the hatred and obsession in their bitter rivalry. Expert historians examine and interpret the royals' motives for the animosity that lasted more than two decades, and which threatened to tear apart the reigning monarch and her kingdom
"Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography," Smart explains her story in her own words and provides previously untold details about her infamous abduction and nine-month nightmare in the grasps of her cruel captors. Now 29 years old, she shares the perspective she gained through the ordeal and how she has moved past it to focus on marriage, motherhood and advocating for others. Smart's family, along with law enforcement involved with investigating the disappearance and eyewitnesses, reveal new information about the case and reflect on her remarkable recovery and perseverance.
Elizabeth I is a two-part 2005 British historical drama television miniseries directed by Tom Hooper, written by Nigel Williams, and starring Helen Mirren as Elizabeth I of England. The miniseries covers approximately the last 24 years of her nearly 45-year reign. Part 1 focuses on the final years of her relationship with the Earl of Leicester, played by Jeremy Irons. Part 2 focuses on her subsequent relationship with the Earl of Essex, played by Hugh Dancy. The series originally was broadcast in the United Kingdom in two two-hour segments on Channel 4. It later aired on HBO in the United States, CBC and TMN in Canada, ATV in Hong Kong, ABC in Australia, and TVNZ Television One in New Zealand. The series went on to win Emmy, Peabody, and Golden Globe Awards. The same year, Helen Mirren starred as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen, with which she dominated the award season.
Elizabeth I may be remembered as the greatest monarch to rule England, but during her lifetime she was beset by enemies and hers was a life of constant battling.
This historical mini-series documents the reign of Elizabeth I with each episode focusing on one dramatic period in the lengthy reign of the Virgin Queen, including her ascension to the throne, her various marital intrigues, her problems with her cousin Mary, Queen of Scots, and the threatened invasion of the Spanish Armada.
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.
Elizabeth is a four-part British documentary about Queen Elizabeth I of England.
The story of the life of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Life with Elizabeth is an American sitcom airing in syndication from October 7, 1953 to September 1, 1955. It stars Betty White as Elizabeth and Del Moore as her husband Alvin; Jack Narz is the on-camera announcer and narrator. The low-budget comedy was produced by and filmed at a local Los Angeles TV station where White and Moore were on the staff. Betty White received her first Primetime Emmy Award for her work on this series.
This three-part series uncovers the network of spymasters and secret agents that helped protect Queen Elizabeth I from assassination, terror and treason for over 40 years. During a period when Britain was divided, unstable and violent, one of the world’s first secret services was born. Run by William and Robert Cecil, this father and son team had the duty of protecting the Queen and the Country. This series asks leading historians to each study the period from a different key player’s point of view, dissecting the minds and motivations of the protagonists, to reveal a covert spy network - and present a picture of the Elizabethan Court as it really was. This series takes us through the biggest events of the period, from the entrapment and execution of Mary Queen of Scots to the death of Queen Elizabeth I, the capture and escape of Catholic fugitive John Gerard and the most infamous terrorist conspiracy in British history - the Gunpowder Plot.
Elizabeth David: A Life in Recipes is a 2006 British drama television film directed by James Kent and starring Catherine McCormack, Greg Wise and Karl Johnson. It is a depiction of the life of the cookery writer Elizabeth David. It first aired on the BBC in January 2006.
Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee by taking a look back at the Queen's incredible reign.
Travel back in time to the dirt, drama and glamour of Elizabethan England. Would you be successful in the world of 16th Century Britain?
The little-known story of one of the most compelling political movements and friendships in American history.
Elizabeth Chong's Tiny Delights is a cooking series originally aired on Australian Television in 2003. It follows renowned chef, Elizabeth Chong in her journeys around the culinary map of China. The program consists of Chong spending ten minutes talking about a specific place, the attractions and the 'tiny delights' engendered to the area, it then splits to the studio where she shows the audience how to make one of the 'tiny delights' from the area. She generally does four segments on the area and two tiny delights.
Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World is an American educational television series produced by Associated Television International in which Elizabeth Stanton goes on a tour to places around the world. The show is on Fox affiliates nationwide and can be seen in 90% of the US. In its first year of syndicated programming, the show has won industry awards including 3 Avas, Davey, Telly Award, Hermes, Aurora, Accolade and Communicator awards. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World was renewed for a third season.
Elizabeth Taylor in London was a CBS-TV television special broadcast on 6 October 1963 that was directed by Sidney Smith and co-produced by Philip D'Antoni and Norman Baer. The 58 minute show featured Elizabeth Taylor being filmed in various parts of London, England such as Westminster Bridge, Battersea Park, the House of Parliament of the United Kingdom and a London Blitz bomb damaged church in the East End of London reminiscing about her birthplace and reciting several famous English poems and speeches including: ⁕Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 by William Wordsworth ⁕How Do I Love Thee? from Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barret Browning ⁕William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham's 18 November 1777 speech on the American Revolution. ⁕Queen Elizabeth I's Speech to the Troops at Tilbury ⁕An excerpt from Queen Victoria's diary concerning the death of Prince Alfred ⁕The "London can take anything" speech of Winston Churchill The music was composed by John Barry who was nominated for a 1964 Grammy award for Outstanding Original Music. The original album has been rereleased on CD with many of the tracks available in the public domain on various John Barry collections. Greensleeves occurs throughout the score.