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Let Them Eat Cake: The Royal Command Performance (S1EP6 BBC1 14 Oct 1999, Julian Rhind-Tutt)

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The Royal Command Performance: Marie Antoinette intends to prove her love for her husband by having sex with him in public – twice. Columbine intends to use the event as the venue for a final showdown with Madame de Plonge, but she has been invited to the matinee session.

Regular Cast: Dawn French (Lisette), Jennifer Saunders (Colombine), Adrian Scarborough (Bouffant), Alison Steadman (Madame De Plonge)

Guest Cast: Elizabeth Berrington (Marie Antoinette), Lucy Punch (Eveline), Julian Rhind-Tutt (Advisor), Maggie Whiting, Crispin Belfrage, Linda Spurrier

Writer: Peter Learmouth / Director: Christine Gernon

Airdate: 14 Oct 1999 on BBC1

Series: Let Them Eat Cake Season 1 Episode 6

Show Info: Period sitcom. Episodes from the court of Louis XVI in 1792 where the Comtesse de Vache rules the roost.