Season 33, Episode 1 Warrior Queen
First Aired: October 12, 2003
Alex Kingston (“ER”) portrays Boudica, Britain's “Warrior Queen,” whacking her way through Roman legions with Xena-like zeal in this brooding, fact-based drama. It's set in the 1st century, with Britain living uneasily in a “client king” relationship with Rome. But that changes when Agrippina (Frances Barber) poisons Claudius (Jack Shepherd) and Nero (Andrew Lee Potts) becomes emperor. He'll brook nothing less than total subjugation, and battle lines are drawn. Screenwriter Andrew Davies, a “Masterpiece Theatre” veteran, also penned the adaptation of “Moll Flanders” featuring Kingston that aired on PBS in 1996.
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- Premiered: January 10, 1971
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 E… (more)
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