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The Last King

Year:
Duration:
235 min | USA:188 min | UK:60 min (4 parts)
Genres:
Biography | Drama | History | Romance
IMDB rate:
7.6
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 9 nominations
Details
Country: UK
Release Date: 2004-03-21
Filming Locations: Barrandov Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
Cast
Actor
Character
Helen McCrory
Helen McCrory
The Last King
Emma Pierson
Emma Pierson
The Last King
Mélanie Thierry
Mélanie Thierry
The Last King
Rufus Sewell
Charles II
Rupert Graves
George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
Charlie Creed-Miles
James, Duke of York (4 episodes, 2003)
Christian Coulson
James, Duke of Monmouth (4 episodes, 2003)
Shirley Henderson
Catharine of Braganza
Martin Freeman
Lord Shaftesbury
Peter Wight
Ormonde
Tabitha Wady
Anne Hyde
Robert East
Arlington
Dorian Lough
Clifford
Ian McDiarmid
Sir Edward Hyde
Graham McTavish
Captain
Diana Rigg
Queen Henrietta Maria
Robert Cavanah
Rochester
Shaun Dingwall
Earl of Danby
Nick Bagnall
Hopkins
Albert Welling
MP #1 (2 episodes, 2003)
Jochum ten Haaf
William of Orange
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Trivia
Shirley Henderson's elaborate hairstyle for Catherine's arrival initially took two hours to create.
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Goofs
Just before the sequence concerning the smallpox epidemic, we get a brief look at The King's upper right arm and can clearly see a smallpox vaccination scar.
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Quotes
King Charles II: [on his deathbed] Be kind to Portsmouth and let not poor Nelly starve.
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King Charles II: As you intend on poetry, Rochester, why not provide it yourself?
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George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham: Wait here to be arrested, or make your peace with the King... if you can.
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Photos from cast
Helen McCrory Emma Pierson Mélanie Thierry
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