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Mrs Brown

Dramatisation of one of history's most unusual love stories. A grieving Queen Victoria finds herself drawn to an unconventional Highlander.

Dramatisation of one of history's most unusual love stories. Queen Victoria is grieving over her husband's death and finds herself unable to carry out public duties. John Brown is summoned from Balmoral to walk the Queen's pony in the hope that she will start to become herself again. The confident Highlander displays a distinct lack of respect for court protocol and quickly becomes the Queen's most trusted companion.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Wed 1 Nov 2017 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Queen Victoria Judi Dench
John Brown Billy Connolly
Benjamin Disraeli Antony Sher
Henry Ponsonby Geoffrey Palmer
Dr Jenner Richard Pasco
Bertie, Prince of Wales David Westhead
Director John Madden
Archie Brown Gerard Butler
Lady Ely Bridget McConnell
Lady Churchill Georgie Glen
Lady-in-Waiting Catherine O'Donnell
Princess Alexandra Sara Stewart
Princess Helena Finty Williams
Princess Louise Claire Nicolson
Princess Alice Hattie Ladbury
Prince Alfred Oliver Kent
Prince Arthur Alex Menzies
Prince Leopold Simon McKerrell
Bertie's Valet Rupert Farley
Mrs Grant Elaine Collins
Mr Grant Jimmy Chisholm
Lord Stanley Jason Morell
Mary Ann Disraeli Cherith Mellor
Speaker of the House of Commons George Hall
Dean of Windsor Oliver Ford Davies
Society Lady Delia Lindsay
Sir Charles Dilke James Vaughan
Barney Brendan O'Hea
Writer Jeremy Brock
Producer Sarah Curtis

Broadcasts

  • Sat 18 Aug 2007 19:35
  • Sat 19 Apr 2008 20:35
  • Sat 19 Sep 2009 19:30
  • Sat 27 Mar 2010 20:30
  • Sat 27 Mar 2010 21:00
  • Thu 3 Jan 2013 22:00
  • Wed 1 Nov 2017 21:00