The Six Wives of Henry VIII (UK)
A six-episode dramatization of Henry VIII's relationships with each of his six wives. Each episode is devoted to one wife, and is a complete play in itself.
Last Episode01x06 Catherine Parr Aired: Feb. 05, 1970
Henry's final marriage is to the virtuous and twice widowed Catherine Parr. Catherine, though forced into the marriage, develops a genuine fondness … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (boom mic visible): In the "Anne Boleyn" chapter, at 12:11 (dancing scene) the boom mic is visibly seen.
- The series was later adapted into the film Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972) in which Angela Pleasence's father Donald Pleasence played Henry VIII's chief minister Thomas Cromwell.
- Keith Michell (Henry VIII) and Bernard Hepton (Archbishop Thomas Cranmer) are the only actors to reprise their roles in Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972).
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