The Tudors

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The Tudors
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Premiere April 1, 2007
Finale June 20, 2010
Creator Michael Hirst
Network Showtime
Style 60-minute historic drama
Company Reveille Productions
Working Title Television
TM Productions
Peace Arch Entertainment
Seasons 4
Episodes 38
Origin USA
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The Tudors is a historic drama about the life of King Henry VIII of England.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Jonathan Rhys Meyers King Henry VIII of England 1 2 3 4
Sam Neill Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 1
Callum Blue Sir Anthony Knivert 1
Henry Cavill Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk 1 2 3 4
Henry Czerny Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 1
Natalie Dormer Queen Anne Boleyn 1 2 4
Maria Doyle Kennedy Queen Katherine of Aragon 1 2 4
Nick Dunning Sir Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Wiltshire 1 2
James Frain Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex 1 2 3
Jamie Thomas King Sir Thomas Wyatt 1 2
Hans Matheson Archbishop Thomas Cranmer 2
Anita Briem Queen Jane Seymour 2
Annabelle Wallis 3 4
Tamzin Merchant Queen Katherine Howard 3 4
Lothaire Bluteau Charles de Marillac 4
Bláthnaid McKeown Princess Mary Tudor 1
Eabha McKeown 1
Sarah Bolger 2 3 4
Max Brown Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset 2 3 4
Torrance Coombs Sir Thomas Culpeper 4
David O'Hara Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey 4
Joss Stone Queen Anne of Cleves 3 4
Alan Van Sprang Sir Francis Bryan 3
Gerard McSorley Robert Aske 3
Peter O'Toole Pope Paul III 2
Jeremy Northam Sir Thomas More 1 2
Max Von Sydow Cardinal Otto Truchess von Waldburg 3
Joely Richardson Queen Catherine Parr 4
Season numbers in red indicate a recurring or guest role in that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Anthony Brophy Eustace Chapuys 1 2 3 4
Padraic Delaney George Boleyn, Viscount Rochford 1 2
Bosco Hogan Bishop John Fisher 1 2
John Kavanagh Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio 1 2
Perdita Weeks Mary Boleyn 1 2
Gabrielle Anwar Princess Margaret Tudor 1
Kris Holden-Ried William Compton, Earl of Northampton 1
Joe Van Moyland Thomas Tallis 1
Rod Hallet Sir Richard Rich 2 3 4
Joanne King Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford 2 3 4
David Alpay Mark Smeaton 2
James Gilbert Sir William Brereton 2
Emma Hamilton Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset 3 4
Frank McCusker Lord Thomas Risley 3 4
Andrew McNair Sir Thomas Seymour 3 4
Simon Ward Bishop Stephen Gardiner 3 4

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
Showtime
Season One April 1, 2007 June 10, 2007 10
Season Two March 30, 2008 June 1, 2008 10
Season Three April 5, 2009 May 24, 2009 8
Season Four April 11, 2010 June 20, 2010 10

In-Depth

DVD and Blu-ray Releases

DVD

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season January 8, 2008 4 purchase
The Complete Second Season January 6, 2009 4 purchase
The Complete Third Season December 15, 2009 3 purchase
The Final Season October 12, 2010 3 purchase

Blu-ray

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season: Uncut Edition November 25, 2008 3 purchase
The Complete Second Season: Uncut Edition November 25, 2008 3 purchase
The Complete Third Season: Uncut Edition November 10, 2009 3 purchase

External Sites