Edward and Mrs Simpson Season 1

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Edward and Mrs Simpson Season 1

First Air Date: November 08, 1978

First Aired on    :   1978
Episodes    :   7 episodes



Episodes

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1x07 The Abdication (December 20, 1978)


Final part of the seven episode dramatisation of the romance between Edward, Prince Of Wales, and Mrs. Wallis Simpson.


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1x06 Proposals (December 13, 1978)


Harmsworth suggests that if Wallis marries Edward she should not take on his rank or succession.


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1x05 The Decision (December 06, 1978)


Edward refuses all advice including warnings that press silence cannot last.


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1x04 The Divorce (November 29, 1978)


Wallis's divorce is heard at Ipswich, Stanley Baldwin pressures Edward and Beaverbrook persuades the press to keep quiet.


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1x03 The New King (November 22, 1978)


In part 3, George V has died. Ernest Simpson tells Edward that Wallis has to choose between them.


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1x02 Venus at the Prow (November 15, 1978)


In part 2, Edward's growing infatuation with Wallis creates scandal. In Biarritz the couple cross the boundary between friendship and love.


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1x01 The Little Prince (November 08, 1978)


Edward, Prince of Wales, meets Lady Furness and, in East Africa, goes on a private safari with her. Back in England, she becomes hostess at his residence at Fort Belvedere and introduces him to Wallis Simpson.




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