Henry VIII and His Six Wives

Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn

Series 1 - Episode 1 Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn

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Summary

A dramatic story in English history, told for the first time from the duelling perspectives of historians Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones. This first episode focuses on Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn. For Henry's first love Katherine, this failure to bear a son began an escalating series of events that tested her dignity, her integrity, her faith and her love for her husband. Anne was intelligent, sophisticated and above all ambitious. She and the Henry fell in love and together began to plot Katherine's downfall.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Suzannah Lipscomb
Presenter Dan Jones
Executive Producer Sue Jones
Executive Producer Nick Kent
Series Director Chris Holt
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