Meet the “Leading Lady” of Wolf Hall

Oh, no, I am not talking about Claire Foy. She is absolutely a brilliant actress, however it turns out the “leading lady of Wolf Hall” is… Damian Lewis!

How come? Read and find out 🙂

source: BBC
source: BBC

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Why We Talk about Codpiece When We Talk about Wolf Hall


Well, there has been one single most important controversy about Wolf Hall that got everyone talking about for months now… The codpiece 🙂

It was during the filming of Wolf Hall this past summer that I noticed some unusual interest in the codpiece. Historian Lucy Worsley, who interviewed Damian Lewis on the set of Wolf Hall, tweeted:

source: Lucy Worsley twitter

Codpiece? Now, where did this come from? Continue reading “Why We Talk about Codpiece When We Talk about Wolf Hall”

What to Expect When We are Expecting Wolf Hall :)


Wolf Hall FUN arrived in the US in January with a new hashtag in the King Henry’s hands: #WolfHallPBS And, it is arriving, finally, in our living rooms this Sunday at 10pm on PBS Masterpiece Theater!

And… The King has just spoken, ladies and gentlemen!

See the MOST hilarious tweet from PBS with HenryVIII inviting us all to watch Wolf Hall 🙂

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Soames Forsyte

Strange to talk about a series that happened over 10 years ago, but discussing Damian Lewis’ oeuvre without touching on Soames Forsyte and the Forsyte Saga would just be incomplete.

source: Granada Television/WGBH

Imagine if you will, a 30 year old actor just returned from completing his first “Hollywood” venture, the most expensive series ever produced and shown on HBO, Band of Brothers. It was a hit! Everyone wants him! Everyone wants him to come back over the pond and play….another soldier. Word has it, and Damianista just mentioned this week, that Damian was offered a role in Blackhawk Down and turned it down to stay in England and play Soames Forsyte. One may speculate he told the casting folks that he can’t do it but his good friend and fellow Eton-ite Ewan MacGregor might be free. 🙂 Of course, BHD was a great film, but, boy, we’re glad DL said no. Continue reading “Soames Forsyte”