FOLLOWING the success of Victoria and The Crown, Channel 5 is now throwing it’s shawl into the ring, with an new monarch-based show.
Elizabeth I: Battle for the Throne kicks off TONIGHT – here is what we know…
What is Elizabeth I: Battle for the Throne?
This new series is a docu-drama about the life of Elizabeth I.
The show facilities reconstructions of pivotal moments in her reign, and stars Lily Cole as the queen.
Dan Jones and Suzannah Lipscomb narrate the story.
When can we watch Elizabeth I: Battle for the Throne?
The first part will screen tonight (May 9 2017) at 9pm.
You can locate it on Channel 5.
If you skip it, you can watch it on 5 Catch Up.
What will occur in the first part of Elizabeth I: Battle for the Throne?
The first part focuses on her teenage years, which she spent outcast from the stately justice as siblings Edward and Mary came to the bench in turn.
The programme explores how an desirous noble plotted to use her to seize the bench for himself.
Viewers will also show how she faced execution at her sister’s sequence before her accession in 1558.
Who is Lily Cole?
Lily Cole was innate Dec 27 1987 and is an English model, actress, and entrepreneur.
Lily pursued a modelling career as a teen and was listed in 2009 by Vogue Paris as one of the top 30 models of the 2000s.
Since then she has left on to turn a worldwide supermodel, operative for brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Jean Paul Gaultier and Moschino.
She pennyless into behaving when she starred in the 2007 St Trinians movie.