The new series on the Tudor that you will adore

Do you remember the film “Two sisters for a King”, this amazing film where the Boleyn sisters, incarnated by Nathalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson, wager a war to obtain the favors of King Henri VIII?

In the same spirit, the first season of “Wolf Hall, in the shadow of the Tudor” is going to have you glued to your sofa with an English style historical and political saga in period costumes as we like them…

This incredible author series produced by the BBC (Kings of the genre!) was adapted by the best-seller book and won the prize for best series at the 2016 Golden Globes.

The pitch? 1529. King Henry the VIII manages to obtain the cancellation of his wedding with Catherine of Aragon, guilty of not having been able to give him a male heir. For his part, Thomas Cromwell, lawyer and man of confidence for  Cardinal Wolsey, pays a visit to Anne Boleyn, the favorite mistress of Henri, who is burning with impatience to go up on the throne, and manages to get an audience with the King.

“Wolf Hall, dans l’ombre des Tudor” Aired on the 21st of January and the 28th of January at 8:55pm on Arte

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