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Happy and Glorious (BBC 1952 with Renee Asherson and Michael Aldridge)

UK / BBC / 6×35 minute episodes / Broadcast 13 September – 18 October 1952

Writer, Producer and Director: Desmond Davis / Book: Laurence Housman / Production Design: Stephen Bundy

One of the BBC’s early attempts at a drama serial this six parter, broadcast live, told the story of the reign of Queen Victoria through the years 1837 to 1900.

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Renee Asherson as Queen Victoria
Michael Aldridge as Prince Albert
Dorothea Alexander
Lily Kann
Henry Oscar
Graveley Edwards
Oliver Johnston
Mark Dignam
Raymond Rollett
Wyndham Goldie
George Curzon
Wilfred Boyle
Hilda Fenemore
Laidman Browne
Graham Stuart
Leonard Sachs

THE EPISODES 13 Sep – 18 Oct 1952
1. 1837
2. 1838-1841
3.1842-1853
4. 1861-1862
5. 1875-1887
6. 1891 – 1900





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