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Charles II - the Power and the Passion


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New series Rufus Sewell stars in a four-part dramatisation of the life of the charismatic monarch. In 1660, after years in exile, Charles II is restored to the throne of England.
Contains scenes of sex and violence. The second episode can be seen at 10pm on BBC4 or next Sunday on BBC1.
Written by Adrian Hodges Producer Kate Harwood ; Director Joe Wright
www.bbc.co.uk/charles See also The Boy Who Would Be King tomorrow at 10.35pm Do we want a history lesson?: page 28


Unknown: Rufus Sewell
Written By: Adrian Hodges
Producer: Kate Harwood
Director: Joe Wright
Charles II: Rufus Sewell
Buckingham: Rupert Graves
Barbara: Helen McCrory
Hyde: Ian McDiarmid
Henrietta Maria: Diana Rigg
James: Charlie Creed-Miles
Catharine: Shirley Henderson
Shaftesbury: Martin Freeman
General Monck: Garry Cooper
Monmouth: Christian Coulson
Henry: Sean Biggerstaff
King Charles: Martin Turner
Ormonde: Peter Wight
Portuguese courtier: Pedja Bjelac
Clifford: Dorian Lough
Arlington: Robert East
Anne Hyde: Tabitha Wady
Hopkins: Nick Bagnall
Sir Roger Palmer: Richard Rowlands
Young Monmouth: Ryan Nelson

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Charles II - the Power and the Passion

BBC One London, 16 November 2003 21.00

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