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While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship causes furor in the palace and in parliament, especially when King George V dies, Mrs. Simpson gets divorced, and King Edward announces his intentions to marry her.

Series Cast

  1. Cynthia Harris

    Cynthia Harris

    7 Episodes

  2. Edward Fox

    Edward Fox

    7 Episodes

  3. Wensley Pithey

    7 Episodes

  4. John Shrapnel

    John Shrapnel

    7 Episodes

  5. John Kidd

    7 Episodes

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Season 1

1978 | 7 Episodes

Season 1 of Edward and Mrs Simpson premiered on November 8, 1978.

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Edward and Mrs Simpson
Edward and Mrs Simpson


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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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