Elizabeth I (2017 TV series)

Elizabeth I is a three-part British docudrama first broadcast in 2017 about Elizabeth I, and starring Lily Cole as a titular character and Vincent Kerschbaum as Duke of Feria.

Elizabeth I
Also known asElizabeth & Her Enemies
Written byChris Holt, Dan Jones and Suzannah Lipscombe
Directed byChris Holt
Presented byDan Jones
Suzannah Lipscomb
StarringLily Cole
Vincent Kerschbaum
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes3 (list of episodes)
Executive producersAbigail Adams
Susan Jones
Nicolas Kent
ProducerChris Holt
Production locationUK
Running time60 minutes
Production companiesOxford Film & Television and Motion Content Group
DistributorChannel 5
Original networkChannel 5
Picture format16:9 1080i
Audio formatStereo
Original release9 May (2017-05-09) –
23 May 2017 (2017-05-23)
Related showsSecrets of Great British Castles
Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty
Henry VIII and His Six Wives

In May 2017, Leeds historian Dan Jones co-wrote and co-presented, with Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb, Elizabeth I which was shown on Channel 5.[1]


  • Lily Cole as Elizabeth I
  • Vincent Kerschbaum as Duke of Feria
  • James Oliver Wheatley as Thomas Seymour
  • Ray Bullock Jnr as Bishop Stephen Gardiner

Episode listEdit

Episode Queen Broadcast
1 Battle for the Throne 9 May 2017
2 The Enemy Within 16 May 2017
3 Death of a Dynasty 23 May 2017


  1. ^ About Elizabeth I at Channel 5. Retrieved 20 December 2018

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