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