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Wolf Hall Review Part 1: Cardinal Virtue

This is the first of my three-part review of Wolf-Hall, which aired from 21st of January to the 25th of February in the UK. It began airing on the 5th of April in the United States and will on the 11th of April in Australia. 1,025 more words

Literature

Womb Hall: Finding Kate Middleton in 'Wolf Hall''s Anne Boleyn

The story of Henry VIII and his revolving door of wives is saturated with a delicious sort of drama (Adultery! Intrigue! Beheadings!) and so it has been told time and again—on stage, in film, on television, and in books.  959 more words

Arts And Culture

Hilary Mantel's fascination with Tudors has dark power in TV's "Wolf Hall"

The novelist Hilary Mantel is a latecomer to fame. She is not part of Britain’s literary establishment. Though she belongs to the same generation, roughly, as Martin Amis, Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan and Salman Rushdie, her reputation, until her best-selling novel Wolf Hall came out in 2009, was nothing like theirs. 1,086 more words

Arts And Culture

Wolf Hall (Episode 2)

Another dazzling episode from this amazing drama. Mark Rylance is superb and Damien Lewis brings new light to preheld interpretations of Henry VIII. 123 more words

Drama

The Show Has Gone On

I’ve been looking forward to the BBC adaptation of ‘Wolf Hall’ for a long time.  Having read the books soon after they came out and reviewed them on this blog: 302 more words

Politics

TV Review: Wolf Hall Episode 1

Offbeat Editor and history lover Tony Diver reviews BBC1’s latest stab at the candlelit darkness of Tudor England

The debate around historical adaptation for the screen is a fierce one. 540 more words

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