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Wolf Hall

Synopsis
Boxed set of the six-part adaptation of the award winning novels by Hilary Mantel. - Wolf Hall and Bring Out the Bodies. Set in the period 1500 to 1535, the serial is a fictionalised biography documenting the rapid rise to power of Thomas Cromwell - the brilliant and ruthless advisor in the court of Henry VIII. With Damian Lewis as King Henry VIII, and Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2015
Year of production
2014
Notes
First broadcast BBC2 January-February 2015.
Subjects
Drama; History
Keywords
history of the 16th century; television drama; Cromwell, Thomas (c1485-1540); King Henry VIII

Credits

Director
Peter Kosminsky
Writer
Hilary Mantel
Adaptor for Television
Peter Straughan
Cast
Damian Lewis 
Mark Rylance 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£10.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
6x50 mins
Year
2015

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

Company Pictures

Name

Playground Entertainment

Distributor

Name

BBC Shop

Email
bbcshop@bbc.co.uk
Web
http://www.bbcshop.com External site opens in new window
Phone
0844 848 9799
Fax
01795 414 555
Address
PO Box 308
Sittingbourne
ME9 8LW
Notes
The BBC Shop closed on March 29th 2016. It was replaced by the BBC Store (www.bbcstore.com) where many BBC programmes can be bought and downloaded in digital format only. The BBC continues to make many of its programmes available on DVD and Blu-Ray but these are now only available from other online retailers.

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