Starz “The White Queen” Previews on Hampton Jitney This Weekend

Scene from Starz' The White Queen
Scene from Starz’ The White Queen

To celebrate this weekend’s launch of its critically-acclaimed 10-part miniseries event, The White Queen, Starz is partnering with the Hamptons Ambassador Jitney to transport riders via specially-wrapped luxury buses from Manhattan to the Hamptons all weekend, August 9-11.The White Queen” premieres on STARZ Saturday, August 10th at 8pm.)

In addition to screening footage from The White Queen series, which premieres Saturday at 8 p.m., Jitney riders will also get swag, including a commemorative beach bag with “The White Queen” book by The New York Times bestselling author, Philippa Gregory, sunglasses (courtesy of Time Warner Cable) and complimentary wine (choose your “side”—as Ménage à Trois is offering red and white wine).

Critics are already raving about the The White Queen series. People magazine gave it 4 out of 4 stars, NY Post said, “Don’t miss it,” Glamour called the show “breathtakingly beautiful,” and US Weekly notes it’s “resplendent in romance and intrigue.”

The show, starring Max Irons, Janet McTeer, James Frain and Rebecca Ferguson, is a riveting portrayal of one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in English history. A story of love and lust, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder, it is uniquely told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women—Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, these women will scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne.

The White Queen centers on two families during The Cousins War, now popularly known as The War of the Roses, as rumor suggested the House of Lancaster had adopted a red rose as a heraldic symbol, and York, a white.

Now it’s your turn to sit back and feel like royalty!

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