Henry VIII - Press Archive - The Star
27 Mar 03
A right Royal pair
I've always wanted to say "off with her head"
Sexy Beast star Ray Winstone will team up with Helena Bonham Carter for
a television biography of Henry VIII.
Rumours about the production have been circling for sometime but it has
finally been confirmed that Winstone will play the lead role in the £6m
Bonham Carter will star as Anne Boleyn while the wonderful Kathy Burke
will play Anne of Cleves and Anna Friel will take the role of Katherine Parr.
The two-part drama, directed by Cold Feet's Pete Travis, also features
David Suchet, Emilia Fox, Sean Bean and Charles Dance.
The production will chart the monarch's many marriages and his descent
into a bitter invalid whose actions split the church and the nation, reports
the London Evening Standard.
Filming has already started so that Bonham Carter's pregnancy will not
The Fight Club actress is expecting her first child with movie director
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