Bonham Carter’s “Burton and Taylor” Airing on BBC America in October

Helena Bonham Carter will bringing her Elizabeth Taylor impersonation to the United States…

The 46-year-old part-Spanish actress stars as the late actress in the BBC biopic Burton and Taylor, which will premiere on BBC America on Wednesday, October 16 at 9 PM as part of the network’s Dramaville block.

Burton and Taylor

Dominic West appears opposite Bonham Carter as Richard Burton in the biopic.

This version of the famed Hollywood couple centers on their ill-fated reunion on and off the stage for the critically reviled 1983 revival of Noel Coward’s stage play Private Lives.

Burton and Taylor aired in July on BBC 4 in the UK and averaged 1.17 million viewers.

The made-for-television movie, a BBC Drama Production co-produced with BBC America, was penned by William Ivory and directed by Richard Laxton.

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