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
- Steven Waddington's character, Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, lays claim to the English Crown by being the descent of Edward II. In 1991 Steven Waddington played Edward II in Derek…
[show]Steven Waddington's character, Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, lays claim to the English Crown by being the descent of Edward II. In 1991 Steven Waddington played Edward II in Derek Jarman's film version of Christopher Marlowe's play Edward II (1991). Each of their claims to the English Crown were brought to a horrible end.
- SPOILER: In season 1 episode 2, the location of the summit between Henry VIII and Francis I is called the Field of the Cloth of Gold principally because of the money expended upon it.
- Gillian Anderson was considered for the role of Katherine Parr before producers settled on Joely Richardson.