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"The Virgin Queen" (2005)
A lavish new production based on the life and tumultuous 40-year reign of one of Britain's most fascinating monarchs, this four-hour epic explores the full sweep of the life of Elizabeth I ó a teenage princess imprisoned in the Tower of London; her great love affair with Robert Dudley; her years of triumph over the Armada; her last, enigmatic relationship with the young Earl of Essex; and her death at the age of 70. The Virgin Queen stars BAFTA Award-winning actress Anne-Marie Duff (The Magdalene Sisters) as the iconic Queen in a film set against the backdrop of some of Britain's most beautiful landscapes.
Hans' Role Robert Devereaux, The 2nd Earl of Essex
Directed by : Coky Giedroyc
Screenplay Paula Milne
Starring: Anne-Marie Duff as Queen Elizabeth 1
See Trailer at Power Televison's site
'The Virgin Queen' a Jewel in PBS crown, LA Daily News, November 12th,2005