The Tudors (2007 - 2010)

The Tudors


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A chronicle of the early years in the reign of England's King Henry VIII from 1520 to '30, when he divorced his first wife, Katherine of Aragon.


Critics Consensus: Henry's sordid story is concluded in a truncated manner that nevertheless provides closure, although viewers may feel that the ruler's most interesting lovers and opponents had already lost their heads before this fourth and final season.

2010, Showtime, 10 episodes

Critics Consensus: The Tudors continues to revel in beauty and depravity in a third season that excels dramatically by challenging King Henry VIII's closest advisers to make difficult choices with harrowing consequences.

2009, Showtime, 8 episodes

Critics Consensus: While the second season of The Tudors is certainly as gorgeous as the first, both in its cinematography and its able, handsome cast, the unremarkable script reveals only minor improvements in storytelling.

2008, Showtime, 10 episodes

Critics Consensus: Though it isn't the most complex or thought-provoking drama around, The Tudors contains stunning period detail, some sturdy acting, and just enough intrigue to make it an entertaining diversion.

2007, Showtime, 10 episodes


Jonathan Rhys Meyers
as King Henry VIII
Henry Cavill
as Charles Brandon
Sam Neill
as Cardinal Wolsey
Natalie Dormer
as Anne Boleyn
James Frain
as Thomas Cromwell
Maria Doyle Kennedy
as Katherine of Aragon
Nick Dunning
as Thomas Boleyn
Sarah Bolger
as Princess Mary
Jeremy Northam
as Sir Thomas More
Henry Czerny
as Duke of Norfolk
Rebekah Wainwright
as Catherine Brandon
Perdita Weeks
as Mary Boleyn
Joely Richardson
as Catherine Parr
Joss Stone
as Anne of Cleves
David O'Hara
as Earl of Surrey
Kristen Holdenreid
as William Compton
Max Brown
as Edward Seymour
Torrance Coombs
as Thomas Culpepper
Tamzin Merchant
as Katherine Howard
Gabrielle Anwar
as Princess Margaret
Guy Carleton
as Chamberlain
Alan Van Sprang
as Sir Francis Bryan
Peter Gaynor
as Holbien
Bosco Hogan
as Bishop Fisher
Annabelle Wallis
as Jane Seymour
Padraic Delaney
as George Boleyn
Emmanuel Leconte
as King Francis
Andrew McNair
as Thomas Seymour
David Alpay
as Mark Smeaton
John Kavanagh
as Cardinal Campeggio
Mark Hildreth
as Reginald Pole
Jamie Thomas King
as Thomas Wyatt
Joe Van Moyland
as Thomas Tallis
Peter O'Toole
as Pope Paull III
James Gilbert
as William Brereton
Catherine Byrne
as Alice More
Rod Hallett
as Sir Richard Rich
Joanne King
as Lady Rochford
Hans Matheson
as Thomas Cranmer
Joseph M. Kelley
as King of Portugal
Gordon Sterne
as Bishop Tunstall
Gemma Reeves
as Margaret More
Philip O'Sullivan
as Bishop Warham
Anita Briem
as Jane Seymour
Charlotte Salt
as Lady Ursula Misseldon
Krystin Pellerin
as Elizabeth Darrell
Sara James
as Princess Marguerite
Laura Jane Laughlin
as Madge Sheldon
Emma Hamilton
as Anne Stanhope
Bill O'Cleirigh
as John More
Gerard McSorley
as Robert Aske
Max von Sydow
as Cardinal Von Waldburg
Kevin Doyle
as John Constable
David Wilmot
as Sir Ralph Ellerker
Michael Patric
as Willoughby
Serena Brabazon
as Nan Saville
Michael Grennell
as Sir George Throckmorton
Clive Geraghty
as Dr. Linacre
Rachael Kavanagh
as Ann Hastings
James Rowe
as Norris
Rebekah Wright
as Catherine
Andrea Lowe
as Lady Eleanor Luke
Damian Kearney
as William Webbe
Gavin O'Connor
as Shrewsbury
Marcus Lamb
as Campeggio's Son
Martin Murphy
as Simon Fish
Barry John O'Connor
as William Pennington
Jason Healy
as Henry's Groom
Fiona Sinnott
as Norfolk's Wife
Rory James Wilson
as Man in Tavern
Aaron Monaghan
as Ringleader
Diarmuid Noyes
as Charlie Raw
Julia Wakeham
as Katharina Prue
Ian McElhinney
as Pope Clement VII
Ned Dennehy
as Augustin
Luke Hayden
as Headsman
Jane Brennan
as Lady Margaret Bryan
James McHale
as Michelangelo
Pat McGrath
as Grotesque Wolsey
Robert Seehan
as Apprentice
Gabriella Wright
as Queen Claude
Tony McKenna
as Pope's Secretary
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Series Details

TV Network: Showtime
Premiere Date: Apr 1, 2007
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