TV mini-series from 1978. Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly drinks himself to death, Lillie embarks upon a sensational career as a somewhat talented yet beautiful actress in Britain and the United States. Throughout her life she attracts rich and sometimes brutal lovers, endures financial ruin and scandal, yet maintains her dignity, elegance, and a certain amount of her beauty until the end of her life. Stars Francesca Annis, Catherine Feller and Anton Rodgers
Catherine Feller,Peggy Ann Wood,Francesca Annis,Peter Egan,Anton Rodgers,Dennis Lill
The Prince of Wales draws Lillie into his circle, much to her friends' displeasure. Lillie fears her heyday will end with the social season, and a visitor from her past prompts a reconsideration of her life. Bertie angles for a more intimate relationship with Lillie.