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Henry VIII

Synopsis
Two-part television drama depicting the life of King Henry VIII, his tempestuous 38 year reign and his fraught relationships with his many wives. In the first part, Henry is desperate to produce a son and heir, while also having to put down a revolt organised by the Duke of Buckingham. He also sets eyes on the beautiful Anne Boleyn, who resists his advances, while ensuring that his faithful wife Katherine of Aragon is out of the way. In the second part, having married Jane Seymour after the execution of Anne Boleyn, Henry must deal with a backlash of violence in the country resulting from his dissolution of the Catholic Church and a vocal opponent in the form of Robert Aske.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2003
Year of production
2003
Notes
Broadcast in 2 weekly parts on ITV, beginning 12/10/2003
Subjects
History
Keywords
Henry VIII; history of England; Television drama

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
200 minutes
Year
2003

Distributor

Name

Granada Media

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Phone
020 7396 6000
Fax
020 7316 3222
Address
Commercial Ventures
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