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King Charles III on Masterpiece (2017)

King Charles III on Masterpiece (2017)

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An adaptation of the Broadway drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

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Cast

Charlotte Riley
as Kate Middleton
Oliver Chris
as William
Adam James
as Prime Minister Tristram Evans
Max Bennett
as Coottsey
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Critic Reviews for King Charles III on Masterpiece

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

If King Charles III never quite escapes its ruling conceit, it nevertheless makes for a pleasurable experience.

May 15, 2017 | Full Review…

The movie, like the Broadway show, is performed as a Shakespearean history play. The dialogue is spoken in verse, the scenes are rapid and punchy, and the actors are top-notch.

May 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Surely the boldest BBC show of the year.

June 28, 2017 | Full Review…

By turns bouncy, melancholy, arrogant and sore betrayed, the face little resembles that of Charles but, somehow, within its planes, there is conveyed the selfsame sense of insane privilege, niggling grievance and open, misunderstood humanity.

May 15, 2017 | Full Review…

It all feels a bit unfair to the real-life counterparts. And then King Charles III makes a fascinating pivot.

May 12, 2017 | Full Review…

A perfect 90 minutes of television.

May 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for King Charles III on Masterpiece

Extraordinary and riveting. "King Charles III" has excellent writing, very fine costumes, adept direction, wonderful acting, superb and haunting music...and drama! This show is edifying for both monarchists and republicans (that's small "r" republicans!), as well as legal philosophers generally. It's certainly worth your while if you're at all interested in British history or government. Highly recommended.

Christian C
Christian C

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