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The White Queen is a riveting portrayal of one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in English history. A story of love and lust, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder, it is uniquely told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, they will scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne.

The year is 1464, before the Tudor dynasty ruled the country, and war has been ravaging throughout England over who is the rightful King. It is a bitter dispute between two sides of the same family, The House of York and The House of Lancaster.

The House of York's young and handsome Edward IV is crowned King of England with the help of the master manipulator, Lord Warwick "The Kingmaker." But when Edward falls in love with a beautiful Lancastrian commoner, Elizabeth Woodville, Warwick's plan to control the throne comes crashing down.

A violent, high-stakes struggle ensues between Elizabeth, her most fierce adversary, Lancastrian Margaret Beaufort, and Anne Neville, the pawn in her father's power game - each woman vying for the crown.

Cast: Anne Neville - Faye Marsay; King Edward - Max Irons; Lady Margaret Beaufort - Amanda Hale; Anthony Rivers - Ben Lamb; Countess of Warwick - Juliet Aubrey; Isabel Neville - Eleanor Tomlinson; Jasper Tudor - Tom McKay; Jacquetta Woodville - Janet McTeer; Mary Woodville - Eve Ponsonby; Duchess Cecily - Caroline Goodall; Henry Stafford - Michael Maloney; Lord Thomas Stanley - Rupert Graves; Lady Beauchamp - Frances Tomelty; Reginald Bray - Leo Bill; Baron Rivers - Robert Pugh; Margaret of Anjou - Veerle Baetens; Lady Sutcliffe - Lizzy McInnerny; Sir William Herbert - Rupert Young; Duke of Gloucester - Aneurin Barnard; Queen Elizabeth - Rebecca Ferguson; Lord Warwick - James Frain; Duke of Clarence - David Oakes;

Network: BBC One (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 16.June.2013
Status: Ended