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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: Queen Katerina (Sally Phillips), Prince Alastair (Daniel Quirke).

Series 1, Episode 3 - Clearing The Air

Will Henry ever achieve his dream of freedom and a 'normal' life with Serena?

Full synopsis

Henry's 'secret' meetings with Serena become ever more elaborate as he finds it impossible to resist confiding in her - the only person who seems to truly understand and appreciate him. Meanwhile, Prince Alastair returns from his official duties abroad and, much to Henry's joy is initially receptive to the idea of taking over the throne. However, with Henry's outraged younger brother Edwin on the warpath, and a (gay) Royal wedding in Westminster Abbey apparently required before the accession can take place, will Henry ever achieve his dream of freedom and a 'normal' life with Serena?

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 19th 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
    Daniel Quirke Prince Alastair
    Duncan Pow Byron
    Ben Ashenden Damian
    Jay Simpson Marcello
    Francesca Regis Princess Alice
    Guest cast
    Robert Portal Edwin, the Duke of Cumberland
    Kirk Barker Quinton
    Dominique Moore Entertainment Newsreader
    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

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