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Henry VIII

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare and Fletcher’s Henry VIII produced for radio and directed by Jeremy Mortimer. With Matthew Marsh as Henry, Yolanda Vazquez as Queen Katherine and Patrick Malahide as Cardinal Wolsey. Pipe and tabor played by Bill Tuck.
The production opens on the stage of the Globe theatre in 1613.
Series
Drama on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
19 Apr 2009 at 18:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
135 mins

Credits

Director
Jeremy Mortimer
Producer
Jeremy Mortimer
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Bill Tuck
Cast
Matthew MarshKing Henry VIII
Yolanda VazquezQueen Katherine
Adam GodleyThomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury
Patrick MalahideCardinal Wolsey
Donla HughesAnne Boleyn
Anne BeachOld Lady
Chris PavloLord Caputius
Chris PavloLord Chamberlain
Dan StarkeyGriffith
Dan StarkeySir Thomas Lovell
Gunnar CautheryEarl of Surrey
Gunnar CautheryGardiner, later Bishop of Winchester
Inam Mirza 
Jill Cardo 
Jonathan TaflerCardinal Campeius
Jonathan TaflerLord Sandys
Joseph MydellDuke of Norfolk
Malcolm Tierney 
Manjeet Mann 
Paul RiderDuke of Buckingham
Paul RiderThomas Cromwell
Robert Lonsdale 
Sonny CrowePrincess Elizabeth
Stephen CritchlowLord Abergavenny
Stuart McQuarrieDuke of Suffolk

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Henry VIII
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Produced as part of a number of programmes celebrating the 500th anniversary of the accession of Henry VIII to the English throne on BBC radio.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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