Gunpowder, Treason And Plot (2 x 120')

Raised in the sanctuary of the French court, far from the dangers of her own country, nineteen-year-old Mary returns to her homeland of Scotland at the news of her mother’s death—and to rule as its queen. Possessing charm, beauty, and grace, the precocious Mary Queen of Scots (Clémence Poésy, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) must now explore her untapped abilities as a formidable Catholic ruler of a lawless land. But powerful forces are already poised to defeat her—not least of which is her own arrogant, jealous husband Lord Darnley (Paul Nicholls, EastEnders) and her politically ambitious half-brother Lord James (Steven Duffy, Tinsel Town), presently in the pay of Mary’s mortal enemy, Elizabeth I, the Protestant Queen of England (Catherine McCormack, Spy Game). Against all odds—both personal and political—Mary is determined to teach tolerance to her people and to rule as no one has before, or since…

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