Edward VII - King of Pleasure
Man. King. Enigma.
Revealing the personality and private life of this much misunderstood monarch. Edward VII (known to his family as Bertie) has often been written off as an idle Prince and a gluttonous King with no influence on policy. This film reveals how he combined the endless pursuit of pleasure with an instinctive grasp of the needs of the monarchy in the 20th century. Tying in with the 100th anniversary of 'Bertie's' death, this film unravels the mystery of the man and his troubled relationships with women, including his mother Queen Victoria, his wife and his mistresses.