The Tudors (2007–2010)
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Henry is proud of Catherine, his beautiful, vivacious seventeen year old wife, who buys silence from an old friend by making her a member of the court.

Director:

Dearbhla Walsh

Writers:

Michael Hirst (creator), Michael Hirst
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Rhys Meyers ... King Henry VIII
Henry Cavill ... Charles Brandon
Tamzin Merchant ... Catherine Howard
Lothaire Bluteau ... Ambassador Charles de Marillac
Sarah Bolger ... Mary Tudor
Max Brown ... Edward Seymour
Torrance Coombs ... Thomas Culpepper
David O'Hara ... Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
Anthony Brophy ... Ambassador Bishop Chapuys
Simon Ward ... Bishop Gardiner
Emma Hamilton ... Anne Stanhope
Frank McCusker ... Risley
Andrew McNair Andrew McNair ... Thomas Seymour
Rod Hallett ... Richard Rich
Joanne King Joanne King ... Lady Rochford
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Storyline

Whitehall Palace, London 1540. Thirty years into the reign of King Henry VIII and it's been a long, hot summer: London is experiencing intense heat and there has been no rain for two months. But while his subjects wilt, the King's vigor remains undiminished. The Reformation goes on and Henry has just married the beautiful Catherine Howard, his fifth Queen, who is a mere seventeen years old. Catherine is different from earlier wives in more ways than age: far from being nobility she was 'discovered' by some of the King's friends in a boarding house for wayward young ladies. Joan Bulmer the new Queen's best friend from her youth, is hired as a lady in waiting; aside from her friendship she knows too much scandalous detail about Catherine's sexual past to be outside the court. The Queen's 'low' background combined with her youth and beauty, arouses a lusty familiarity in certain members of Henry's court. Most notably the King's handsome and ambitious new groom Thomas Culpepper, who makes... Written by JPeter1017

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hunting | 1540s | rape | sword | waterhole | See All (26) »

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

Ireland | Canada | UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Catherine Howard's name is alternately spelled as both Katherine and Katheryne. her birthdate has been alternately cited as both 1521 or 1525, which means she was either fifteen or nineteen, not seventeen, when she married Henry. See more »

Goofs

Edward Seymore's wife has a modern hearing aid visible as she is dancing in the King's court. See more »

Quotes

King Henry VIII: [Ebulliently to Brandon] Sex... great medicine!
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Connections

Version of The Tudors: You Have My Permission (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

The Tudors Main Title Theme
Written by Trevor Morris
Performed by Trevor Morris
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