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Wolf Hall

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Description

Six-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel's historical novels documenting the rise to power of Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance) in the court of Henry VIII (Damian Lewis). The programme begins as the King, lacking a male heir, tries desperately to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon (Joanne Whalley). But when her successor, Anne Boleyn (Claire Foy), also fails to satisfy this desire, she becomes paranoid that she too will meet the same fate. Meanwhile, Cromwell searches for an excuse to expel Anne from the court so Henry can be with Jane Seymour (Kate Phillips) whilst also ensuring that parliament will acknowledge the King as head of the Church of England. The episodes are: 'Three Card Trick', 'Entirely Beloved', 'Anna Regina', 'The Devil's Spit', 'Crows' and 'Master of Phantoms'.

Product Details

Running time350 minutes
Certification15
LanguagesEnglish
Region2
SubtitlesNo
FormatDVD
FeaturingMark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy, Jonathan Pryce, Mark Gatiss, Charity Wakefield, Joanne Whalley, Anton Lesser, Kate Phillips
Release Date02/03/2015
Distributor2 Entertain
Number of Discs2
RRP25.52
Country of OriginUnited Kingdom
Main CategoryTelevision
Sub CategoryDrama
Based OnThe novels 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' by Hilary Mantel
StorySix-part Golden Globe-winning adaptation of Hilary Mantel's historical novels documenting the rise to power of Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance) in the court of Henry VIII (Damian Lewis). The programme begins as the King, lacking a male heir, tries desperately to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon (Joanne Whalley). But when her successor, Anne Boleyn (Claire Foy), also fails to satisfy this desire, she becomes paranoid that she too will meet the same fate. Meanwhile, Cromwell searches for an excuse to expel Anne from the court so Henry can be with Jane Seymour (Kate Phillips) whilst also ensuring that parliament will acknowledge the King as head of the Church of England. The episodes are: 'Three Card Trick', 'Entirely Beloved', 'Anna Regina', 'The Devil's Spit', 'Crows' and 'Master of Phantoms'.
Update Date11/01/2016
Other CastPeter Straughan
Catalogue NumberBBCDVD 4025
SupplierSony DADC
Sound FormatDolby Digital
Bonus FootageNo
TrailersNo
Behind The ScenesNo
CommentariesNo
Making ofNo
DocumentaryYes
Documentary By'People and Politics', 'History and Design', 'Bringing it to the Screen'
Other Extras'People and Politics', 'History and Design', 'Bringing it to the Screen'