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Catherine Parr 

It is the year 1543 and the King is now grossly fat, semi-lame, and wrinkled. Beset by boredom he longs for a new wife to ease his lonely life, will the twice widowed and scholarly Katherine Parr, fulfill his needs?

Director:

Naomi Capon

Writers:

Maurice Cowan (series idea), John Prebble
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Keith Michell ... Henry VIII
Rosalie Crutchley ... Catherine Parr
John Ronane John Ronane ... Thomas Seymour
Howard Goorney Howard Goorney ... Will Somers
Daniel Moynihan ... Edward Seymour (Lord Hertford)
Basil Dignam ... Bishop Gardiner
Bernard Hepton ... Archbishop Thomas Cranmer
Patrick Godfrey ... Sir Thomas Wriothesley
Alison Frazer Alison Frazer ... Princess Mary
Edward Atienza Edward Atienza ... Eustache Chapuys
Karen Ford Karen Ford ... Lady Lane
Jim Kennedy Jim Kennedy ... Anthony Knevet
Elizabeth Bell Elizabeth Bell ... Anne Askew
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Quayle ... Narrator (voice)

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It is the year 1543 and the King is now grossly fat, semi-lame, and wrinkled. Beset by boredom he longs for a new wife to ease his lonely life, will the twice widowed and scholarly Katherine Parr, fulfill his needs?

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Genres:

Drama | History | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Last show of the series. See more »

Quotes

Bishop Gardiner: Oh, Mistress Askew. I'll be your friend.
Anne Askew: Thus said Judas.
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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1971 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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