Starz has released the Official Synopsis of Becoming Elizabeth episode “Necessity Compels Me To Plague You” (1.05) that will be aired on Sunday, July 10 as 9:00-10:00 PM.
Elizabeth is determined to not fall into the same traps she did when last she was at Chelsea. While the court has been rocked by Mary’s defiance, the Lord Somerset is still more concerned with the war in Scotland.
“Becoming Elizabeth” stars Alicia von Rittberg, Oliver Zetterström, Romola Garai,Jessica Raine, Tom Cullen, John Heffernan, Jamie Blackley, Alexandra Gilbreath, Jamie Parker, Leo Bill, Bella Ramsey, Ekow Quartey, Alex Macqueen and Olivier Huband.
Becoming Elizabeth is the fascinating story of the early life of England’s most iconic Queen. Long before she ascended the throne, young Elizabeth Tudor was an orphaned teenager who became embroiled in the political and sexual politics of the English court. With no clear heir, the death of King Henry the VIII sets into motion a dangerous scramble for power.
“Becoming Elizabeth” is created and written by award-winning playwright and television screenwriter Anya Reiss who also serves as executive producer with The Forge’s George Ormond and George Faber with Lisa Osborne producing.