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Period drama. A high-profile poisoning in the heart of the French court leaves a coveted vacancy, while pregnant Madame de Montespan exercises her influence at every opportunity.

A high-profile poisoning in the heart of the French court leaves a coveted vacancy, while pregnant Madame de Montespan exercises her influence at every opportunity. Is someone out to eclipse the Sun King?

Return of sumptuous period drama depicting the decadent and turbulent early reign of Louis XIV.

55 minutes

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Mon 14 May 2018 23:25

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Credits

Role Contributor
Louis XIV George Blagden
Philippe Alexander Vlahos
Fabien Marchal Tygh Runyan
Madame de Montespan Anna Brewster
Bontemps Stuart Bowman
Queen Marie-Thérèse Elisa Lasowski
Cassel Pip Torrens
Madeleine de Foix Greta Scacchi
Gaston de Foix Harry Hadden-Paton
Sophie Maddison Jaizani
Thomas Beaumont Mark Rendall
Chevalier Evan Williams
Rohan Alexis Michalik
William of Orange George Webster
Madame Agathe Suzanne Clement
Writer David Wolstencroft
Director Thomas Vincent

Broadcasts

  • Fri 21 Apr 2017 21:30
  • Sat 22 Apr 2017 22:50
  • Mon 14 May 2018 00:50
  • Mon 14 May 2018 23:25

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