Passion, ambition and treachery collide in this lavish historical drama depicting King Henry VIII's infamous reign
A young King Henry VIII has little interest in state affairs, making him ripe for exploitation. But when his desire for a male heir starts to take hold, he becomes increasingly ambitious and ruthless.
A young Henry intends to ensure his place in history by declaring war on France
Series 1 Episode 1 - In Cold Blood
Henry travels to France to sign a peace treaty. In England, Anne Boleyn arrives at court.
Series 1 Episode 2 - Simply Henry
Emperor Charles V arrives in England as Henry seeks to cement his new alliance with Spain
Series 1 Episode 3 - Wolsey, Wolsey, Wolsey!
A brush with death spurs Henry to seek a solution to his lack of an heir
Series 1 Episode 4 - His Majesty, the King
Henry presses Wolsey to gain a favourable ruling on his divorce as he plans to marry Anne
Series 1 Episode 5 - Arise, My Lord
With Wolsey away in France, Anne tries to help her father and Norfolk by influencing Henry
Series 1 Episode 6 - True Love
Anne falls ill from the plague that's devastating England
Series 1 Episode 7 - Message to the Emperor
The arrival of the Pope's envoy brings a decision on Henry's request for divorce closer
Series 1 Episode 8 - Truth and Justice
Norfolk and Boleyn's campaign against Wolsey finally comes to fruition
Series 1 Episode 9 - Look to God First
An exiled Wolsey turns to Catherine as he makes one last attempt to return to power
Series 1 Episode 10 - The Death of Wolsey