Tagged: TV

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Outlander! The wedding!

Academics would look at this dress and say, "Pfff, a French court style worn in the Scottish highlands? With modern-layout silver leaves floating on it? There's no sources for that!" Whereas a film/tv/theater costume designer might say, "Yes, but it COULD be possible...
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Queenie: Blackadder II

Queenie is the highly unstable center of focus for Blackadder II and the characters' scheming, playing them off one another in a way that suggests she's not as stupid as she acts. Miranda Richardson is also given some of the best lines in the show.
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A Look Back at Elizabeth R (1971)

The series covers Elizabeth's life from the last few years of her sister Mary's reign until Queen Elizabeth's death, all in six 85-minute episodes. At least six of Glenda Jackson's costumes are direct recreations from portraits of Elizabeth I, including the well-known Darnley portrait, Phoenix portrait, Armada portrait, and Ditchley portrait.