Edward the King

Edward the King

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Episode Guide

  • Edward the King - Scandal (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:


    Alix goes on a long holiday after Edward tries to obtain a compromising letter; their eldest son Eddie dies.

  • Edward the King - Royal Quadrille (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Royal Quadrille

    Edward is increasingly occupied with European royalty, and sponsors actress Lily Langtry.

  • Edward the King - Dearest Prince (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Dearest Prince

    Edward clears up a misunderstanding with Russian royalty, but is blackmailed by Churchill after a visit to India.

  • Edward the King - Invisible Queen (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Invisible Queen

    Victoria maintains her seclusion but refuses to allow Edward any responsibility; Edward contracts typhoid.

  • Edward the King - Hundred Thousand Welcomes (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Hundred Thousand Welcomes

    Queen Victoria retires into seclusion but promotes the marriage between Edward and Princess Alix.

  • Edward the King - Alix (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:


    Edward meets a Danish princess; Bertie dies after talking to Edward in a drizzling rain; Victoria blames Edward.

  • Edward the King - New World (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    New World

    Maturing Edward has his first taste of freedom in an otherwise severely disciplined regimen preparing him for kingship.

  • Edward the King - Experiment in Education (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Experiment in Education

    Edward's rigourous and isolated education is expanded with more physical education; Vicky is married.

  • Edward the King - Good Old Teddy (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Good Old Teddy

    The king struggles against illness and tries to safeguard the peace of Europe.

  • Edward the King - Peacemaker (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:


    Alice urges Edward to make a Grand Tour of southern Europe; he persuades Czar Nicholas to abandon a German treaty.

  • Edward the King - King at Last (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    King at Last

    The new king suggests an alliance with Germany and placates Alix by allowing her to redesign Buckingham Palace.

  • Edward the King - Years of Waiting (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Years of Waiting

    The Boer War; Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee; an assassination attempt; Victoria dies and Edward is king.

  • Edward the King - Boy (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:


    Queen Victoria and Prince Albert are troubled by political and personal problems as their first son is born.