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Henry VIII and Drama

Dr Tom Betteridge, reader in modern English literature at Oxford Brookes University, examines the various depictions of Henry VIII in stage plays.

Dr Tom Betteridge, Reader in Early Modern English Literature at Oxford Brookes University, considers how Henry VIII provoked different responses from writers and commentators during his reign, dealing through their chosen metaphors with the issues of kingship.

Presenter: Dr Tom Betteridge
Producers: Neil Rosser

A LADBROKE RADIO PRODUCTION for BBC RADIO 3 (repeat).

15 minutes

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