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Edward the King

The Years of Waiting (Season 1, Episode 10)
TV Episode | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

1896-1901: Britain finds itself at war in South Africa when British colonists attack the Boer government. But Queen Victoria still refuses to let Bertie have any role in matters of State, so he spends his time going to the races and as is ...See more1896-1901: Britain finds itself at war in South Africa when British colonists attack the Boer government. But Queen Victoria still refuses to let Bertie have any role in matters of State, so he spends his time going to the races and as is so often the case, plays host to visiting dignitaries, this time the Czar and Czarina of Russia. The Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee. Bertie is the object of an assassination attempt in Brussels. Now quite old, Queen Victoria dies and Bertie becomes King Edward the VII. Written by garykmcd See less
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Jun 3, 1975 (United Kingdom)

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Annette Crosbie
Queen Victoria Queen Victoria   See fewer
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Timothy West
Prince of Wales Prince of Wales   See fewer
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Helen Ryan
Princess Alexandra Princess Alexandra   See fewer
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Michael Hordern
W.E. Gladstone W.E. Gladstone   See fewer
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Felicity Kendal
Princess Vicky Princess Vicky   See fewer
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Jane Lapotaire
Dowager Empress Dagmar Dowager Empress Dagmar   See fewer
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Christopher Neame
Kaiser Wilhelm II Kaiser Wilhelm II   See fewer
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Richard Vernon
Lord Salisbury Lord Salisbury   See fewer
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Moira Redmond
Alice Keppel Alice Keppel   See fewer
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Carolyn Seymour
Daisy Lady Warwick Daisy Lady Warwick   See fewer
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Lyndon Brook
A.J. Balfour A.J. Balfour   See fewer
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Edward Hardwicke
Lord Rosebery Lord Rosebery   See fewer
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Peter Howell
Francis Knollys Francis Knollys   See fewer
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Barbara Laurenson
Charlotte Knollys Charlotte Knollys   See fewer
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Michael Osborne
Prince George Prince George   See fewer
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Judy Loe
Princess May Princess May   See fewer
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Sally Home
Agnes Keyser Agnes Keyser   See fewer
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Cheryl Campbell
Princess Beatrice Princess Beatrice   See fewer
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Vanessa Miles
Princess Louise Princess Louise   See fewer
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Madeleine Cannon
Princess Toria Princess Toria   See fewer
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Rosalyn Elvin
Princess Maud Princess Maud   See fewer
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Meriel Brook
Czarina Alexandra (as Meriel Brooke) Czarina Alexandra (as Meriel Brooke)   See fewer
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Robert Robinson
Ernest Cassel Ernest Cassel   See fewer
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Rosamond Burne
Mrs. Gladstone Mrs. Gladstone   See fewer
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Norman Shelley
Sir James Reid Sir James Reid   See fewer
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Dennis Chinnery
Randall Davidson Randall Davidson   See fewer
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Edward Brooks
'Alberta' Captain 'Alberta' Captain   See fewer
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Bobby Monro
Sword Dancer Sword Dancer   See fewer
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Bob Murphy
Bagpiper Bagpiper   See fewer
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James Caution
Bagpiper Bagpiper   See fewer
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David Milner
Bagpiper Bagpiper   See fewer
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Adrienne Posta
Marie Lloyd Marie Lloyd   See fewer
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Michael Billington
Czar Nicholas II Czar Nicholas II   See fewer
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Victor Harrington
Peer at Westminster Abbey For Gladstone's Funeral (uncredited) Peer at Westminster Abbey For Gladstone's Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 14 votes