The focus of the next show of Theatre Talk is completely devoted to Wolf Hall, the two-part stage adaptation of Dame Hilary Mantel‘s brilliant historical novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies about the brutal and spoiled Henry VIII, King of England and his ambitious chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, who facilitated Henry’s disposing of his wives, acts which in turn resulted in a profound change in the history of the Western World. The guests are Dame Hilary, actors Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell) and Nathaniel Parker (King Henry VIII) plus director Jeremy Herrin who discuss the lives and undoing of the characters in this gripping drama, now on Broadway.

The TV broadcasts will be on PBS / Thirteen on Friday, April 18, 2015 from 1:00 AM and also on CUNY TV from Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 8:30 PM, Sunday from 12:30 PM and Monday, April 20, 2015 from 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM. All times are local, please do check your schedules for more details. The show is also available online for a more widespread audience:

 

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