"The Virgin Queen" 2005

Synopsis:

The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her old age and her last, enigmatic relationship with her young protégé, the Earl of Essex.

Directed by: Coky Giedroyc
Written by: Paula Milne
Cast:
Anne-Marie Duff
Anne-Marie Duff
Queen Elizabeth I 
Tom Hardy
Tom Hardy
Robert Dudley 
Ian Hart
Ian Hart
William Cecil - Lord Burghley 
Dexter Fletcher
Dexter Fletcher
Sir Thomas Radcliffe - Earl of Sussex 
Joanne Whalley
Joanne Whalley
Queen Mary 
Ben Daniels
Ben Daniels
Francis Walsingham