Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Match Point, Mission: Impossible 3) plays Henry VIII as never before: attractive, passionate, “the most sensual Henry VIII of all times ”. With a great desire for power and thirst for love, the young and brave monarch rules his kingdom and lives his life with cruel negligence. History is rewritten by Michael Hirst. This drama represents the splendid rebirth of the Tudor dynasty under the rule of King Henry VIII. In all 4 seasons of the series is found the unadulterated, uninhibited historical truth of the controversial King Henry Tudor VIII, known for his numerous and short marriages, the wives being either sentenced to death or expelled from the royal court.