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Part documentary, part historical drama, this series follows the fortunes of the different members of the Boleyn family, ultimately made notorious for daughter Anne’s marriage to Henry VIII and execution.

Series Cast

  1. Matthew Brenher

    Matthew Brenher

    Thomas Cromwell

    3 Episodes

  2. Philip Brodie

    Philip Brodie

    Thomas Howard

    3 Episodes

  3. Max Dowler

    Thomas Boleyn

    3 Episodes

  4. Kaisa Hammarlund

    Kaisa Hammarlund

    Elizabeth I

    3 Episodes

  5. Gabriel Constantin

    Gabriel Constantin

    Jean Du Bellay

    3 Episodes

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Current Season

Season 1

2021 | 3 Episodes

An epic three-part series that charts the rise and fall of the Boleyns. A story of love, sex and betrayal, told from the the family's unique perspective.

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The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family
The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family


Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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