The TV-adaptation of Mantel’s novels excelled, but steadily lost viewing figures,, writes
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
Robin Wright and Kevin Spacey return for a third season of House of Cards on Netflix from Friday.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
A new chapter in the story of Anne Boleyn worthy of an episode of Wolf Hall has been unveiled, thanks to facial recognition technology. Henry VIII’s attempt to erase his second wife from history after chopping off her head may have been thwarted after more than 470 years.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
Dara O’Briain and Ed Byrne begin a new travel show, Dara And Ed’s Great Big Adventure, on RTÉ One on Thursday.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
Forget about The Tudors. A new series captures what it was really like in the era of Henry VIII, writes
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
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Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
Hilary Mantel said she was left “weak at the knees” after becoming the first British writer to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction twice after her novel Bring up the Bodies was named the best book of the year.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2012
Richard Collins on how swans were seen in medieval England
Mon, 27 Oct, 2008
Ireland and the UK dominate a European list of top castle hotels.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2008
Paul Nicholls and Ruby Walsh continued where they left off in December with a 137-1 treble at Sandown.
Sun, 06 Jan, 2008
Master Minded enjoyed a reassuring first victory in Britain on yet another glittering afternoon for his trainer Paul Nicholls at Sandown.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2008
Two Irish actresses are to appear in one of the most expensive television dramas ever shot on Irish shores.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2007
The first episode of The Tudors, the glossy drama featuring the rampant early life of a “sexy” King Henry VIII, pulled in 3.2 million viewers, the BBC said.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2007
A made-in-Ireland TV series on the tumultuous early years of Henry VIII has clinched two prestigious television awards, it emerged today.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2007
A multi-million euro television drama series about Henry VIII made in Ireland has been nominated for a clutch of prestigious Emmy awards, it was announced today.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2007
Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys-Meyers today said it was an honour to play Henry VIII in the new €29m television drama series shooting in Ireland.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2006