It was the affair that shook Victorian society to its core. He was the Prince of Wales, the future monarch; she was a professional beauty, who became a royal bedmate. Lillie is a story of scandal and intrigue; a notoriety and cold-hearted manipulation and of heart-wrenching, passionate romance. Starring Francesca Annis this lavish production follows the fascinating life of the Dean of Jersey’s daughter from her modest childhood to her emergence as one of the most celebrated beauties of her time. Lillie’s liaison with the heir to the throne marked only the beginning of a remarkable, scandalous and daring series of adventures on open defiance of accepted morality imposed by Victorian and Edwardian society. The captivating journey of Lillie Langtry begins with a loveless marriage to Edward Langtry. Taking full advantage of her beauty and enchantment, she attracts many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales, Oscar Wilde and other members of London’s elite society. As her destructive husband slowly drinks himself to death, Lillie embarks upon a flourishing career as an actress traveling all over America entertaining the most fashionable crowds. After an illustrious life enduring rich and sometimes ruthless lovers, financial ruin and scandal, Lillie forever preserves her dignity and grace until her retirement in the South of France. This is the unforgettable chronicle of the life of Lillie Langtry.