William I by Michael Gambon in Blood Royal: William the Conqueror (1990)
William II by Peter Firth in Blood Royal: William the Conqueror (1990)
Henry I by Clive Wood in The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Stephen by Tony Curran in The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Henry II by Patrick Stewart in The Lion in Winter (2003)
Richard I by Sean Connery in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
John by Paul Giamatti in Ironclad (2011)
Henry III by Rusty Livingstone in King John (1984)
Edward I by Patrick McGoohan Braveheart (1995)
Edward II by Ian McKellen in Edward II (1970)
Edward III by Ben Willbond in Horrible Histories (2009)
Richard II by Ben Wishaw in The Hollow Crown (2012)
Henry IV by Jeremy Irons in The Hollow Crown (2012)
Henry V by Kenneth Branagh in Henry V (1989)
Henry VI by Peter Benson in Henry The Sixth (1983)
Edward IV by Max Irons in The White Queen (2013)
Edward V by Sonny Serkis in The White Queen (2013)
Richard III by Laurence Olivier in Richard III (1955)
Henry VII by Michael Marcus in The White Queen (2013)
Henry VIII by Keith Michell in The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
Edward VI by Jason Kemp in Elizabeth R (1971)
Mary I by Joanne Whalley in The Virgin Queen (2005)
Elizabeth I by Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth (1998)
James I by Robert Carlyle in Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Charles I by Peter Capaldi in The Devil’s Whore (2008)
Charles II by Rufus Sewell in Charles II: The Power and The Passion (2003)
James II by John Westbrook in The First Churchills (1969)
William III & Mary II by Alan Rowe & Lisa Daniely in The First Churchills (1969)
Anne by Margaret Tyzack in The First Churchills (1969)
George I by Peter Bull in Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948)
George II by Richard Griffiths in Pirates of the Caribbean:On Stranger Tides (2011)
George III by Nigel Hawthorne in The Madness of King George (1994)
George IV by Hugh Bonneville in Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006)
William IV by Jim Broadbent in The Young Victoria (2009)
Victoria by Annette Crosbie in Edward the Seventh (1975)
Edward VII by Timothy West in Edward the Seventh (1975)
George V by Tom Hollander in The Lost Prince (2003)
Edward VIII by Stephen Campbell Moore in Wallis & Edward (20005)
George VI by Colin Firth in The King’s Speech (2010)
Elizabeth II by Helen Mirren in The Queen (2006)

‘I loved the riding part,’ he says, suddenly turning sentimental. ‘They wanted me to keep my stunt horse, he was called Fuego, because he was retiring. We had a real bond, he’d walk over to me when I came on set. We’d do hair and make-up together, and we really fell for each other. But there’s no way I could keep a horse in London.’


Period Drama Meme: Television Series Pilots

(2/5) The White Queen│“In Love with the King”

You are a girl from the House of Lancaster, and you live in a country that is divided. You may not fall in love with a York king unless there is some profit in it for you. Your life will not be easy because you wish it to be so. You will have to wade through blood and you will know loss - you must be stronger.