Henry VIII is the most iconic king of English history. Part medieval tyrant, part renaissance prince, he ruled over his people as no king of England had ever done before. He took a country salvaged by his father from the wreck of civil war and set over it a single, sovereign ruler. By the end of his reign the power of the Tudor.
Series of television plays written by six different authors. Each play is a lavish dramatization of the trials and tribulations surrounding Henry and his wives. Keith Michell ties the episodes together with his dignified and magnetic performance as the mighty monarch.
Through dramatic reconstructions and his own passionate narration, Dr. David Starkey, the controversial Tudor historian, profiles the six women who married Henry Vlll.
Henry VIII is the most infamous monarch in English history. Famously he married six times over his 36 year reign. The six queens were formidable individuals. Some were ambitious, some brave, some ruthless - and between them they shaped the man who began as a Renaissance prince, became a monster and ended a regretful old man. In turn they shaped England itself. Presented jointly Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones, this is 4-Part series is an original and enlightening look at the real people at the centre of the action during one of the most turbulent, passionate and violent periods in English history.
The stories of the six women who married Henry VIII told from the perspectives of the Queens and their King.
Henry VIII: The Mind of a Tyrant is a history documentary series on Henry VIII of England presented by David Starkey. It premiered on Channel 4 from 6 to 27 April 2009.
Carré ViiiP 2011 was a rip-off of the French version of the reality show Big Brother carrying on from a previous similar show, Loft Story. It aired on TF1 and was presented by Elsa Fayer, also the presenter of Qui veut épouser mon fils?. The series began filming on March 18, 2011, when 16 people entered a purpose-built house on the outskirts of Paris. The show was originally set to run until May 27, 2011. However, following bad ratings TF1 decided to end the show on March 31, 2011, only 13 days after it had begun. The show resembles the NRJ12 program Les Anges de la télé-réalité because a review of former reality TV candidates.