Becoming Elizabeth

Becoming Elizabeth

Special Screenings

world premiere
Drama - Historical - Based on a true story | United Kingdom | 2021

Episode(s): 1,2
Series: 8 x 50min

“Becoming Elizabeth” is the fascinating, untold story of the early life of England’s most iconic Queen. Long before she ascended the throne, young Elizabeth Tudor was an orphaned teenager who became embroiled in the political and sexual politics of the English court. The death of King Henry VIII sets into motion a dangerous scramble for power. His surviving children find themselves pawns in a game between the great families of England and the powers of Europe who vie for control of the country. The world of “Becoming Elizabeth” is visceral, dangerous, and very bloody; a time in which every man or woman of the court is on the wheel of fortune, which may take them to a position of great power one moment, or the executioner’s block the next. Judgements are rendered quickly, and no one is safe.

Not recommanded for children under 12.

  • Created By Anya REISS
  • Written By Anya REISS
  • Directed By Justin CHADWICK, Udayan PRASAD, Catherine MORSHEAD
  • With Alicia VON RITTBERG, Tom CULLEN, Jessica RAINE, Romola GARAI, Jamie BLACKLEY
  • Production The Forge
  • Broadcaster STARZ
  • French Broadcaster Starzplay
  • International sales Starzplay

22 March

UGC Ciné-Cité
17:30 - 19:25
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