Elizabeth: The Golden Age


Synopsis Cast & Crew

'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' tells the thrilling tale of an era - the story of one woman's crusade to control love, crush enemies and secure her position as a beloved icon of the western world. As Elizabeth's cousin Mary Stuart conspires with Philip of Spain to topple the throne, Sir Francis Walsingham, Elizabeth's trusty advisor works tirelessly to protect her from the many plots and conspiracies against her. Preparing to go to war to defend her empire, Elizabeth struggles to balance royal duties with an unexpected vulnerability in her attraction to Raleigh.


Cate Blanchett Queen Elizabeth I
Geoffrey Rush Sir Francis Walsingham
Clive Owen Sir Walter Raleigh
Abbie Cornish Bess Throckmorten
Samantha Morton Mary Stuart
Jordi Molla King Philip II
Rhys Ifans Robert Reston


Shekhar Kapur Director
Antonio Pinto Composer
Justin Pollard Historical Researcher
David Balfour Prop Master
Jenny Shircore Make-Up & Hair Designer
Alexandra Byrne Costume Designer
Remi Adefarasin Director of Photography
Guy Dyas Production Designer
Michael Hirst Writer
William Nicholson Writer
Mary Richards Co-producer
Liza Chasin Executive Producer
Debra Hayward Executive Producer
Jonathan Cavendish Producer
Eric Fellner Producer
Tim Bevan Producer
A. R. Rahman Composer

Win an 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' goody bag

2nd November 2007

To celebrate the release of Elizabeth: The Golden Age, we are giving two lucky winners the chance to win a fantastic goody bag.

Elizabeth: The Golden Age - The London premiere

25th October 2007

The stars of Elizabeth: The Golden Age were in London's Leicester Square on Tuesday evening for the UK premiere.

International trailer

Watch the international trailer for The Golden Age