Henry IX. King Henry (Charles Edwards).

Henry IX

Gold sitcom about the king of England having a mid-life crisis. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Stars Charles Edwards, Don Warrington, Colin Salmon, Gina Bellman and others.

Henry IX. Image shows from L to R: Serena (Kara Tointon), King Henry (Charles Edwards).

Series 1, Episode 1 - Reigned In

Henry's snap decision to abdicate sends shockwaves through the Royal household, who close ranks in their efforts to make the King see sense.

Further details

Henry's creeping dissatisfaction with life on the throne after 25 years of loyal ribbon cutting is brought into sharp focus when he visits a half-way house in Manchester for recovering crack addicts and gets an earful from the young residents. Back at the Palace, and seeing the world with fresh eyes, a chance meeting with florist Serena further impacts on Henry. His subsequent snap decision to abdicate sends shockwaves through the Royal household, who close ranks in their efforts to make the King see sense.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 5th April 2017
Time
9pm
Channel
Gold
Length
40 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Charles Edwards King Henry
    Don Warrington Gilbert
    Colin Salmon Franny
    Gina Bellman Lady Leonora
    Sally Phillips Queen Katerina
    Kara Tointon Serena
    Annette Crosbie Queen Charlotte
    Duncan Pow Byron
    Ben Ashenden Damian
    Jay Simpson Marcello
    Francesca Regis Princess Alice
    Guest cast
    Pippa Haywood Prime Minister Oxlade
    Kate O'Sullivan Female Dignitary
    MC Angel Rapper
    Grace Savage Beatboxer
    Matthew Raymond Palace Security
    Writing team
    Dick Clement Writer
    Ian La Frenais Writer
    Production team
    Vadim Jean Director
    Pete Thornton Producer
    Jon Rolph Executive Producer
    Tarquin Gotch Executive Producer
    Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer
    Simon Lupton Executive Producer
    Steve Ackroyd Editor
    Steve Parnell Production Designer
    Pascal Wyse Composer

    Videos

    Silver Jubilee Parade

    King Henry reveals some big news.

    Featuring: Charles Edwards (King Henry), Sally Phillips (Queen Katerina), Pippa Haywood (Prime Minister Oxlade).

    Think About It?

    Queen Charlotte and Queen Katerina try to make King Henry change his mind about standing down.

    Featuring: Charles Edwards (King Henry), Sally Phillips (Queen Katerina), Annette Crosbie (Queen Charlotte).

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