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Episode 5

The 'unreliable' historical account of Catherine Howard's grandmother, a duchess. Stars Jonathan Coy. From December 2003.

Henry's VIII 5th wife Catherine Howard was an ambitious girl - one with a reputation and a duchess as her adviser.

An unreliable history, created and written in six parts by Barry Grossman.

Starring Jonathan Coy as Henry VIII, Milton Jones as Thomas Cromwell, Alfred Burke as the Chronicler, Helen Longworth as Catherine Howard, Marcia Warren as Duchess Agnes, Geoffrey McGivern as William of Winchelsea and Gyuri Sarossi as Simon of Southwark.

Music by Jim Parker.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

30 minutes