The acclaimed mini-series ELIZABETH I chronicles the life of England’s Greatest queen. Historians Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones tell the heady tale of jealousy, treachery, ambition and tragedy alongside the lavish dramatizations that transport audiences back to the key clashes that shaped Elizabeth and England.
- #101 – Battle of the Throne – A look at Elizabeth’s turbulent early years from age three when her mother was executed and she was declared illegitimate and banished from court, to the start of her reign. Airs 5/5 at 7 p.m.
- #102 – The Enemy Within – For the first 25 years of her reign, Elizabeth never feels secure. Catholic plots abound at home and abroad, and there is the problem about what to do with Mary Queen of Scots. Meanwhile, her councilors want her to marry. Airs 5/12 at 7 p.m.
- #103 – Death of a Dynasty – As the Spanish Armada approaches, Elizabeth rallies her troops with a famous speech at Tilbury. However, even Elizabeth is powerless against the march of time.
Airs 5/19 at 7 p.m.