Henry VIII

Scrumdiddlyumptious: Mark Rylance is the BFG

Let’s not squiff-squiddle around, this is no time for gobblefunking.

There’s a new, live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book The BFG, directed by Steven Speilberg, and he has cast one of Britain’s mightiest thespian talents in the lead role.

Mark Rylance Heads Up The Cast Of ‘Wolf Hall’

This is a project that appears to have been a long time in the planning, but it’s finally been confirmed that Mark Rylance – the theatrical astonishment last seen fending off Stephen Fry’s advances in the internationally ...

Memorize the Last 1000 Years of Monarchs with a Song

Since the announcement of the royal birth, line of succession to the throne has been in the limelight. (At the center of focus was the change in succession laws, which now states that an older girl cannot be dropped down in line to the ...

‘Would You Rather’ Question of the Day: ‘Tudors’ Edition

Our week of “Would You Rather” questions, in celebration of Graham Norton‘s new show premiering Saturday (December 3), has reached Hump Day, so to speak. Today, we venture into the lusty world of The Tudors and offer ...

Great Royal Scandals – Monarchs Behaving Badly

Looking forward to the mayhem, vice and scandal of The Tudors? Season 3 starts tonight (Nov. 16) at 9/8c and picks up where the lust, double-dealing and murder of Season 2 left off.

Henry VIII Ruled the Screen Even Before ‘The Tudors’

A couple of years back, while visiting England with two then 13-year-old nieces, I took them to see Hampton Court, where Henry VIII and other British rulers lived and frolicked. When I suggested that we view a special temporary exhibit ...