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Becoming Elizabeth

Created by British playwright Anya Reiss, this astute Queen Elizabeth I origin story depicts the political manoeuvrings and ploys that preceded her ascension to the throne. With a talented British ensemble - Romola Garai, Jessica Raine, Tom Cullen, Bella Ramsey - and English filmmaker Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl) behind the screen, you’re in capable hands indeed.

Directors

  • Justin Chadwick
  • Catherine Morshead
  • Udayan Prasad

Writers

  • Anya Reiss

Cast

  • Alicia von Rittberg
  • Tom Cullen
  • Bella Ramsey

Synopsis

After the death of Henry VIII, 9-year-old Edward is crowned king and his adolescent sister Elizabeth becomes embroiled in the unpredictable politics of court where she must decide if she will become pawn or player.