The relationship between Louis XIV and his brother Philippe is central to the series. George Blagden speaks of Louis XIV’s personal journey to power while Alexander Vlahos talks about his boundary-breaking role as Philippe.
Versailles takes us on a dramatic journey into a unique time and place in history where the cults of celebrity and style were born. To tame the nobility and win absolute power, 28 years old Louis XIV launches the construction of Versailles. A trap is set.