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Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

A protest halts construction at the palace but Louis refuses to let Philippe help and matters escalate, allowing plotters to pose a genuine threat to the young king's rule.

Things get physical as infidelity and treason take their toll in the decadent drama. Show less


Louis XIV:
George Blagden
Philippe d'Orléans 'Monsieur':
Alexander Vlahos
Fabien Marchal:
Tygh Runyan
Stuart Bowman
Béatrice de Clermont:
Amira Casar
Evan Williams
Noemie Schmidt
Madame de Montespan:
Anna Brewster
Louise De La Valliere:
Sarah Winter
Claudine Masson:
Lizzie Brochere
Anatole Taubman
Steve Cumyn
Queen Marie-Thérèse:
Elisa Lasowski
Sophie de Clermont:
Maddison Jaizani
Dr Masson:
Peter Hudson
Joe Sheridan

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