Henry VIII: Man, Monarch, Monster

Genre: History

Duration: 3x60

Year of Production: 2019

Production Company: Blakeway/Motion Content Group

Broadcaster: Channel 5

Definition: HD

The real man behind the myth

He is undoubtedly England’s most famous and notorious monarch. But how did Henry VIII change from a clever, handsome prince full of promise into an overweight, paranoid, multi-married monster? What was it about Henry’s personality that has made him our most infamous King?

This sumptuous three-part drama documentary series reveals Henry VIII like never before, bringing together a team of renowned Tudor experts to investigate the real man behind the myth. Delving deep into historical records to unearth little-known documents never seen before on TV, this fascinating series gets to grips with Henry’s psychology and explores the ways in which his personality fundamentally shaped England as a nation.

Series 1: 3x60 | HD | 2019