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Wowed by Wolf Hall

Rob Taub | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
Rob Taub

I found every aspect of the play compelling. The costumes are beautiful and the simple stark set helps all the more to feature the story and characters, portrayed by a remarkable ensemble of nearly two dozen actors.

The Many Thomases Of Hilary Mantel's 'Wolf Hall'

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 04.13.2015 | Religion

The ‘Splainer (as in, “You’ve got some ‘splaining to do”) is an occasional feature in which RNS gives you everything you need to know about ...

Hilary Mantel: The Star of 'Wolf Hall'

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wolf Hall, based upon historic fiction by Hilary Mantel, focuses on the period in his reign when the king, smitten with the sexy Anne Boleyn, concocts a strategy for ridding himself of his wife of 18 years, Catherine of Aragon.

Aisle View: Inside the Corridors of King Henry's Court

Steven Suskin | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

There's a rip-roaring, malevolently Machiavellian, viciously nasty, blood-letting saga of intrigue and incest on view just now. No, not in the cloistered cloakrooms of the U.S. House of Representatives; no incest there, presumably.

Learning About Strategy From King Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell

Vivien Hoexter | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
Vivien Hoexter

I recently read a great book about the legendary English King Henry VIII, and I was impressed at how skilled a leader he was. Henry really knew how to...

Crowned Mantel and Her Cromwell

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 12.17.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

I just finished Bring up the Bodies -- and, lo and behold, look who won the Man Booker Prize again?