The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and political maneuvering, revealing Versailles in all its glory and brutality.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Canal+, BBC Two
- Keyword: france, royal family, versailles, historical fiction, king, period drama, political intrigue , french court, palace intrigue, historical drama, costume drama, 17th century, french history
- Cast: George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Tygh Runyan, Stuart Bowman, Elisa Lasowski, Anna Brewster