He was seen as a pampered playboy by many and spent 60 years waiting to ascend to the throne of England, only to rule for less than a decade. Timothy West stars as Edward VII, the eldest son of Queen Victoria who overcame his wild youth to earn the title Edward the Peacemaker, in this lavish 13-part mini-series. With Annette Crosbie, Francesca Annis, and Sir John Gielgud as Disraeli. AKA: "Edward the Seventh." 11 1/4 hrs. total on four discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.