Charles II: The Power and The Passion

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Charles II: The Power and the Passion is a British television film in four episodes, broadcast on BBC One in 2003, and produced by the BBC in association with the A&E Network in the United States. It was produced by Kate Harwood, directed by Joe Wright... read more
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Charles II: The Power and the Passion is a British television film in four episodes, broadcast on BBC One in 2003, and produced by the BBC in association with the A&E Network in the United States. It was produced by Kate Harwood, directed by Joe Wright and written by screenwriter Adrian Hodges, whose credits include David Copperfield and The Lost World.

Original Release

11/16/2003 on BBC

US Release

03/21/2004

Cast

Helen McCrory Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
Mélanie Thierry Louise de Kéroualle
Rufus Sewell Charles II
Robert Cavanah Rochester
Charlie Creed-Miles James, Duke of York
Shirley Henderson Catharine of Braganza
Rupert Graves George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
Christian Coulson James, Duke of Monmouth
Shaun Dingwall Earl of Danby
Jochum ten Haaf William of Orange
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode 1.1 Sunday, 16 November 2003
2 Episode 1.2 Sunday, 23 November 2003
3 Episode 1.3 Sunday, 30 November 2003
4 Episode 1.4 Sunday, 07 December 2003
98 The Boy Who Would Be King Sunday, 07 December 2003
99 The Making Of Charles II – The Power & The Passion Sunday, 07 December 2003

Directors

Joe Wright

Writers

Adrian Hodges

Cast

Helen McCrory Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
Mélanie Thierry Louise de Kéroualle
Rufus Sewell Charles II
Robert Cavanah Rochester
Charlie Creed-Miles James, Duke of York
Shirley Henderson Catharine of Braganza
Rupert Graves George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
Christian Coulson James, Duke of Monmouth
Shaun Dingwall Earl of Danby
Jochum ten Haaf William of Orange
Nick Bagnall Hopkins
Graham McTavish Captain
Tabitha Wady Anne Hyde
Martin Freeman Lord Shaftesbury
Robert East Arlington
Dorian Lough Clifford
Peter Wight Ormonde
Ian McDiarmid Sir Edward Hyde
Diana Rigg Queen Henrietta Maria
Albert Welling MP #1

Producers

Laura Mackie Executive Producer
Delia Fine Executive Producer
Laura Mackie Producer
Katrine Dudley Producer
Delia Fine Producer
Lee Morris Producer
Kate Harwood Producer

Editors

Paul Tothill

2004EmmyOutstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) Nominated
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