The White Queen was a British television drama series in ten parts, that was first premiered on the 16th June 2013, based on Philippa Gregory's historical novel series The Cousins' War (The White Queen, The Red Queen, and The Kingmaker's Daughter)
The series is set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses and presents the story of the women involved in the long conflict for the throne of England. The series is set in the years 1464 and ends on the 22nd August 1485 when Henry Tudor wins the Battle of Bosworth
The series was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on the 19th August the day after its final episode.
The White Queen was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards and a People's Choice Award.
The budget of £25 million and took 120 days to shoot, consisting of 250 sets including: dungeons, palaces, castles, 12 state banquets and at least two coronations Two versions were made, one for the BBC and a more sexually explicit version for the U.S
On the 17th and the 24th of July 20143 on BBC Two, two-part documentary series, The Real White Queen and Her Rivals, presented by Philippa Gregory, was made to accompany the series