The Queen

    • Series 1 Episode 1

      Emilia Fox plays the Queen in 1955, as Princess Margaret's affair with divorced royal servant Peter Townsend exploded into public view at the time of the coronation

    • Series 1 Episode 2

      Samantha Bond plays the Queen in the early 70s when Britain came as close to being a republic as it has in modern times with civil unrest, IRA threats and a kidnap attempt on Princess Anne.

    • Series 1 Episode 3

      Susan Jameson plays the Queen, portraying her hidden conflict with Mrs Thatcher, who set herself in opposition to Crown and Commonwealth over sanctions against South Africa.

    • Series 1 Episode 4

      Barbara Flynn plays the Queen in 1992: her annus horribilis, when Windsor Castle burned, the tabloids declared open season on the royals, and Andrew Morton released his Diana biography.

    • Series 1 Episode 5

      The final film shows the Queen, played by Diana Quick, confronting one last personal and constitutional challenge: Prince Charles' desire to marry Camilla Parker Bowles, Joanna Van Gyseghem.