Aired Tuesday May 4, 11:05pm - 1:30amon Film4

Elizabeth (1998)

Historical drama

Tracing the early years of Queen Elizabeth, from her battle for the throne against her stepsister Mary Tudor, through political and emotional intrigues, to her seizure of absolute power as the Virgin Queen answerable to no man.

United Kingdom
Cast and crew
  • Shekhar KapurDirector
  • Cate BlanchettElizabeth I
  • Geoffrey RushSir Francis Walsingham
  • Christopher EcclestonDuke of Norfolk
  • Joseph FiennesRobert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
  • Richard AttenboroughSir William Cecil, Lord Burghley
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