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Episode 10: Portrait

Anton Lesser continues the long-awaited finale to Hilary Mantel's Booker-winning Thomas Cromwell series. Today: Henry has lost his beloved wife, but gained a legitimate heir...

Anton Lesser continues the long-awaited finale to Hilary Mantel's Booker-winning Thomas Cromwell series.

Autumn 1539. Henry finally has a legitimate heir, but has lost his beloved wife Jane. With England in need of allies, Cromwell’s attentions are now turned to Germany to secure an alliance in the shape of a new wife for Henry. Anne of Cleves is a likely candidate.

Writer: Hilary Mantel
Reader: Anton Lesser
Abridger: Katrin Williams
Producer: Justine Willett

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