Balance Of Power

Deborah Davis' tale of power struggles in the court of Queen Anne.

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0120080908

For two years, Queen Anne has been happy to have Sarah Jennings, Duchess of Marlborough, rule her court and her heart.

But in 1704, the young orphan girl Abigail Hill arrives at St James's Palace.

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

0120080908

For two years, Queen Anne has been happy to have Sarah Jennings, Duchess of Marlborough, rule her court and her heart.

But in 1704, the young orphan girl Abigail Hill arrives at St James's Palace.

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

0220080909

2/5.

Queen Anne takes Abigail into her confidence, and Abigail is rewarded with her own room in the Palace.

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

0220080909

2/5.

Queen Anne takes Abigail into her confidence, and Abigail is rewarded with her own room in the Palace.

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

0320080910

3/5.

Abigail arranges for the Leader of the Opposition to visit Queen Anne in private.

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

0320080910

3/5.

Abigail arranges for the Leader of the Opposition to visit Queen Anne in private.

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

0420080911

Deborah Davis's tale of power struggles in the court of Queen Anne.

4/5.

Abigail's battle with the Duchess of Marlborough is out in the open.

Can she become the Queen's favourite?

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

0420080911

Deborah Davis's tale of power struggles in the court of Queen Anne.

4/5.

Abigail's battle with the Duchess of Marlborough is out in the open.

Can she become the Queen's favourite?

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

05 LAST20080912

Abigail's ally Mr Harley fails in his bid for power.

But Abigail wins her battle with the Duchess of Marlborough.

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

05 LAST20080912

Abigail's ally Mr Harley fails in his bid for power.

But Abigail wins her battle with the Duchess of Marlborough.

Abigail Hill....Rebecca Callard

Queen Anne....Lucy Cohu

Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough....Kelly Hunter

Robert Harley....John Rowe

Samuel Masham....Chris Pavlo

Mrs Trevor....Joan Walker

Lord Godolphin....Stephen Critchlow

Other parts played by Dan Starkey and Ben Crowe.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer