Creators:Philippa Gregory, Emma Frost, Malcolm Campbell
Cast: Aneurin Barnard, Rebecca Ferguson, Amanda Hale
The White Queen opens in the 15th Century, at the height of The War of the Roses; a battle for power between two houses — York and Lancaster. King Edward (Max Irons) has taken over the throne. While riding through the countryside one day, he meets Elizabeth Rivers (Rebecca Ferguson) and there is love at first sight. They soon married And Elizabeth soon finds herself on the throne as queen. Lord Warwick (James Frain) does not like Elizabeth and plots against her. Elizabeth attempts to deliver a male heir to Edward, but there is a big turmoil coming in the kingdom. Meanwhile Lady Margaret Beaufort (Amanda Hale) feels that her son, Henry Tudor, is the rightful heir to the throne and begins to manipulate the power to see it what will happen.
The white queen is a mini series that tells the British history in a detailed look at the turmoil time back then. You are going to pay attention to the story because there is so much going on and so many characters. And yes there is much backstabbing going on here bargaining and moe back stabbing plus who is going to marry who to be in power. Yes there is arranged marriages back in the day that is what went on. There are witches magic just to get power and keep it flowing. It is a top-notch production with some awesome costumes design and beautiful cinematography. Ferguson delivers an outstanding role here as well as the others actors. Great story telling here as original as well. Here is a series worth looking at.