The Tudors focuses on the life and romances of the young King Henry VIII. The ten one-hour episodes take a look at the often overlooked, early political relationships as well as Henry's trysts with such notable women as Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn.The series is shot on location in Ireland.
Last Episode04x10 Death of a Monarchy Aired: Jun. 20, 2010
King Henry learns that his friends King Francis and Charles Brandon are dying. Confronted with mortality, the ghosts of his former wives pay …
Series Fun Facts
- The names of Henry's six wives are spelled (correctly) as follows: Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Kathryn Howard, and Katherine Parr.
- Goof (anachronisms): In establishing shots introducing scenes in the Vatican St Peter's Basilica is shown complete. The dome of St Peter's was not completed until 1590, over 50 years after…
[show]Goof (anachronisms): In establishing shots introducing scenes in the Vatican St Peter's Basilica is shown complete. The dome of St Peter's was not completed until 1590, over 50 years after the time the series is set and over 20 years after Michaelangelo (who also appears) died. It may be that the producers decided to show the complete basilica in these establishing shots to make it recognizable to the audience.
- 'James Frain' would later play Lord Warwick in the mini series The White Queen which focuses on Henry's grandmother Elizabeth Woodville.