Secrets Of Henry VIII’s Palace
Airs Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published June 28, 2013 at 2:03 p.m., updated October 18, 2013 at 12:47 p.m.
Through its rooms, chart King Henry VIII’s decline from fit young warrior to bloated womanizer and recall the vivid stories of the ladies who became his queens.
Learn how William and Mary demolished half of the Tudor palace to replace it with an exquisite baroque structure, making Hampton Court one of the most unusual palaces in the world.
Go beneath the brick and stone of this true pleasure palace and now thriving tourist location to uncover an abundance of art and stories that bring Hampton Court alive.