Category: King Henry VIII

THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL

This is a 2008 movie, written by Peter Morgan and directed by Justin Chadwick, based on a “historical fiction” book by Philippa Gregory, and is ostensibly about Mary Boleyn, the lesser known older sister of Anne Boleyn, who was a previous mistress of King Henry VIII. The movie is meant to show the beginning and…

HENRY VIII

Written by Peter Morgan and directed by Pete Travis, this two-part drama was originally aired in England in 2003. I picked this up on DVD a few years ago, as King Henry VIII has long been one of the most interesting historical figures that I’ve ever read about. Each part is a little over 2…