For those of you 'over the pond', the BBC TV series Wolf Hall starts on PBS tonight. Its airing in the UK caused many heated debates on social media so it will be interesting to see what happens after episode 1 tonight.
Here are some links for articles about the TV series and the real history behind Hilary Mantel's novels:
- Wolf Hall - A Guide to Characters and Events
- Wolf Hall - The Real Cast
- Nerdalicious - Olga over at Nerdalicious has written quite a few articles on Wolf Hall, including reviews of the episodes, an article on Walter Cromwell and an article on how the Boleyns are represented. Go to http://nerdalicious.com.au/?s=wolf+hall to browse Wolf Hall related articles.
- Historian Derek Wilson has done a series of blog posts on "The Real Thomas Cromwell" and you can read the first one at http://derekalanwilson.blogspot.com.es/2015/01/the-real-thomas-cromwell.html
- On Wolf Hall: Musings of a 'Historical Accuracy Expert' by Catherine Fletcher.
You can find out more about the locations used for filming at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3LnHj2K1xnzQmGmjqBrtnz0/wolf-hall-the-locations and http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1355870235583/
There are a couple of threads on Wolf Hall on the forum, so do check out the Movie and Books category there.