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Final thoughts on Wolf Hall   Recently updated !

Well. Wolf Hall came to an end last night and I am still REELING from the final, brutal, awe inspiringly bleak episode, which charted Cromwell’s part in the swift and shocking demise of Anne Boleyn. What an absolutely wonderful series and almost certainly...
From: Madame Guillotine on 26 Feb 2015

Setting Tudor-fans hearts a-fluttering: Wolf Hall and Shakespeare again

On 21 January 2015 the BBC’s 6-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning novels about Thomas Cromwell, Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies, begins. Jane Garvey, in Woman’s Hour, said it had “set Tudor-fans hearts a-fluttering”,...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 15 Jan 2015

Wolf Hall

Tudor fans this side of he pond are eagerly awaiting the launch of Wolf Hall, a major new BBC drama based on the Man Booker prize winning novels by Hilary Mantel, with the six week series due to air later this month. Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell Wolf...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 4 Jan 2015

Thomas Wyatt, Hilary Mantel, and the art of poetry

Thomas Wyatt Hilary Mantel’s novel Bring Up the Bodies documents the life of Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s chief minister. History has judged Cromwell harshly for ruthlessly masterminding the downfall of Anne Boleyn, but without backing away...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 31 Mar 2014

Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies at the RSC

Ben Miles as Thomas Cromwell in Wolf Hall. Photo by Keith Pattison. Well, after a year of waiting and yearning and impatience and massive over excitement, the time finally came a couple of days ago for me to head up to Stratford upon Avon to see the...
From: Madame Guillotine on 31 Jan 2014

Thomas Cromwell from page to stage: Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies

Holbein’s painting of Thomas Cromwell. Frick Collection, New York The plays based on Hilary Mantel’s books Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies have been successful both at the box office and in the media. This period of history, Henry VIII’s...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 27 Jan 2014

Bring Up the Bibles! Wolf Hall preparations, love poetry and avocados….

Wolf Hall opens tonight, followed shortly by Bring Up the Bodies.  Planning for our display at the upcoming Winter School (now fully booked),we found a number of books and documents relating to Cranmer and Cromwell within our collections, the most striking...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 11 Dec 2013

Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies RSC casting

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, after Hans Holbein the Younger, early 17th century. Photo: National Portrait Gallery, London. Hello there. I’ve been a bit quiet lately, haven’t I? This is especially bad as I was full of good intentions and...
From: Madame Guillotine on 29 Aug 2013

Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies at the RSC!

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, after Hans Holbein the Younger, early 17th century. Photo: National Portrait Gallery, London. I may be a tad over excited this morning as I managed to acquire tickets to the Royal Shakespeare Company productions of Wolf...
From: Madame Guillotine on 19 Mar 2013

Hilary Mantel and Shakespeare: two tales of Henry VIII

I’ve only just got round to reading Hilary Mantel’s 2009 novel Wolf Hall, the first of a trilogy (the third part still being written) about the life of Thomas Cromwell. Both Wolf Hall and its sequel Bring Up the Bodies have won the Man Booker...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 15 Jan 2013

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