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Charles II: The Power and the Passion is an award-winning British television mini-series, broadcast on BBC One in 2003, and produced by the BBC in association with the A&E Network in the United States depicting the reign of Charles II.

Series Cast

  1. Charlie Creed-Miles

    Charlie Creed-Miles

    James, Duke of York

    9 Episodes

  2. Christian Coulson

    Christian Coulson

    James, Duke of Monmouth

    9 Episodes

  3. Shirley Henderson

    Shirley Henderson

    Catharine of Braganza

    8 Episodes

  4. Rupert Graves

    Rupert Graves

    George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham

    8 Episodes

  5. Helen McCrory

    Helen McCrory

    Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine

    7 Episodes

  6. Shaun Dingwall

    Shaun Dingwall

    Earl of Danby

    7 Episodes

  7. Robert Cavanah


    7 Episodes

  8. Rufus Sewell

    Rufus Sewell

    Charles II

    6 Episodes

  9. Mélanie Thierry

    Mélanie Thierry

    Louise de Kéroualle

    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2003 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Charles II: The Power and The Passion premiered on November 16, 2003.

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Charles II: The Power and The Passion
Charles II: The Power and The Passion


Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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