The Six Mothers-in-law Of Henry Viii

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02Anne Boleyn2003112420151014 (BBC7)
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The mother of Anne Boleyn has a gentleman admirer.

Why should that threaten danger for the Queen?

The 'unreliable' historical account of Anne Boleyn's mother's impact on court.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Anne Boleyn's mother's impact on the court of Henry. Stars Diane Fletcher. From November 20036.

The mother of Anne Boleyn has a gentleman admirer. Why should that threaten danger for the Queen?

An unreliable history, created and written in six parts by Barry Grossman.

Starring Jonathan Coy as Henry VIII, Diane Fletcher as Lady Boleyn, Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn, Milton Jones as Thomas Cromwell, David Holt as Maurice Crumb and Alfred Burke as the Chronicler.

Music by Jim Parker.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

03Jane Seymour2003120120151021 (BBC7)
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20170620 (BBC7)

An unreliable history created by Barry Grossman and written by Jim Eldridge.

Henry is suffering from a surfeit of mothers-in-law.

Perhaps Jane Seymour will change his luck?

The 'unreliable' historical account of Jane Seymour's mother, Lady Margaret.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Jane Seymour's mother, Lady Margaret. Stars Jonathan Coy. From December 2003.

With Henry suffering from a surfeit of mothers-in-law, perhaps his luck will change with Jane Seymour?

An unreliable history, created and written in six parts by Barry Grossman.

Starring Jonathan Coy as Henry VIII, Milton Jones as Thomas Cromwell, Alfred Burke as the Chronicler, Jasmin Hyde as Jane Seymour, Eve Matheson as Lady Margaret, John Webb as Sir John and Jonathan Kydd as Antonio.

Music by Jim Parker.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

04Anne Of Cleves2003120820151028 (BBC7)
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20170627 (BBC7)

An unreliable history created by Barry Grossman, and written by René Basilico.

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Venturing away from home for the first time, Anne of Cleves comes to England and not just to take English lessons.

Henry the Eighth thinks he has a demure and compliant fourth wife, but he reckons without Mrs.

Loew.

King Henry VIII....Jonathan Coy Thomas Cromwell....Milton Johns Chronicler....Alfred Burke Anne of Cleves....Sasha Pick Mrs.

Loew....Aletta Lawson The Court Fool....Chris Emmett Hans Holbein and Sir Richard....Peter Van Dissel Music written by Jim Parker

The 'unreliable' historical account of the mother of Anne of Cleves, Mrs Loew.

The 'unreliable' historical account of the mother of Anne of Cleves, Mrs Loew. Stars Jonathan Coy. From December 2003.

05Catherine Howard2003121520151104 (BBC7)
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An unreliable history created by Barry Grossman and written by Jim Eldridge.

Catherine Howard was ambitious, with a reputation and a Duchess as her adviser.

King Henry VIII....Jonathan Coy Thomas Cromwell....Milton Johns Chronicler....Alfred Burke.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Catherine Howard's grandmother, a Duchess.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Catherine Howard's grandmother, a Duchess. Stars Jonathan Coy. From December 2003.

Henry's VIII 5th wife Catherine Howard was an ambitious girl - one with a reputation and a Duchess as her adviser.

An unreliable history, created and written in six parts by Barry Grossman.

Starring Jonathan Coy as Henry VIII, Milton Jones as Thomas Cromwell, Alfred Burke as the Chronicler, Helen Longworth as Catherine Howard, Marcia Warren as Duchess Agnes, Geoffrey McGivern as William of Winchelsea and Gyuri Sarossi as Simon of Southwark.

Music by Jim Parker.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

06 LASTCatherine Parr2003122220151111 (BBC7)
20151112 (BBC7)

The King acquires a sixth wife, Catherine Parr.

Alternative historical account of the impact of Catherine Parr's mother on Henry's court.

An alternative historical account of the impact of Catherine Parr's mother on Henry's court. Stars Sally Grace. From December 2003.