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Wolf Hall on Masterpiece

Sundays at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis (Homeland) star as Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII in this adaptation of Hilary Mantel's novels, which chart the meteoric rise of Cromwell in the Tudor court — from blacksmith's son to Henry VIII's closest advisor.

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Wed., March 27, 2019
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Martyrs  

Anne gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth, and Henry does little to hide his disappointment; Anne is aware that her power at court rests on producing a male heir and, in her paranoia, cracks appear in her relationship with Cromwell.

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Fri., March 29, 2019
1:00 am
(63 minutes)

Martyrs  

Anne gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth, and Henry does little to hide his disappointment; Anne is aware that her power at court rests on producing a male heir and, in her paranoia, cracks appear in her relationship with Cromwell.

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Wed., April 3, 2019
10:00 pm
(64 minutes)

Wolf Hall on Masterpiece  

The Act of Supremacy has declared Henry supreme head of the Church of England, but the Holy Roman Emperor and his ambassador, Eustache Chapuys, have refused to recognize either his new title or his marriage to Anne Boleyn.

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Wed., April 3, 2019
11:04 pm
(63 minutes)

Wolf Hall on Masterpiece  

The Act of Supremacy has declared Henry supreme head of the Church of England, but the Holy Roman Emperor and his ambassador, Eustache Chapuys, have refused to recognize either his new title or his marriage to Anne Boleyn.

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Fri., April 5, 2019
2:25 am
(64 minutes)

Wolf Hall on Masterpiece  

The Act of Supremacy has declared Henry supreme head of the Church of England, but the Holy Roman Emperor and his ambassador, Eustache Chapuys, have refused to recognize either his new title or his marriage to Anne Boleyn.

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Fri., April 5, 2019
3:29 am
(62 minutes)

Wolf Hall on Masterpiece  

Anne accuses Cromwell of betrayal when she finds out he tried to protect Mary and not Elizabeth at a time of crisis, but Anne's power is dissolving rapidly and her enemies are gathering.

Wolf Hall Personality Quiz

Wolf Hall Personality Quiz: Thomas More

Wolf Hall illuminates a dramatic period in English history — life at the court of King Henry VIII. Which of these historical figures are you most like?

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Meet the Wolf Hall Characters

Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn and Damian Lewis as King Henry VIII | Credit: Courtesy of Ed Miller/Playground & Company Pictures for MASTERPIECE/BBC

From our Telly Visions blog: Get to know the major players in the court of King Henry VIII featured in this new six-part historical drama.

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The Rise and Fall of Thomas Cromwell

Credit: "Cromwell,Thomas(1EEssex)01" by Hans Holbein the Younger via Wikimedia Commons

Thomas Cromwell rose from a rough childhood to become King Henry VIII's most important adviser. Follow his rapid and startling path to power — and eventual downfall — with our slideshow.

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Episode 6

Learn why Henry instructs Cromwell to rid him of his second queen.
Episode 5

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See why Henry begins to take notice of Jane Seymour.

Episode 4

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Follow Cromwell’s actions when Anne gives birth to a girl, not the longed-for male heir.

Episode 3

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See why Cromwell’s enemies keep a close watch on him after Henry’s marriage to Anne.

Episode 2

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Learn why Cromwell remains in London after Wolsey is forced to move to York.

Episode 1

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See how Wolsey’s restoration to the king’s favor lies with the loyal Cromwell.

Encore Presentation April 2nd

Encore Presentation April 2nd

See a promo for Wolf Hall, returning for an encore presentation on April 2nd.