|Carry On version of a historical individual|
|Affiliations|| The Church|
King Henry VIII
|Appearance||Carry On Henry|
|Occupation|| Religious Leader|
|Portrayed by:||Terry Scott|
A slow witted prelate, hard put to grasp the machinations of his fellow courtiers. His plump, round face goes through the gamut of anguished emotions as Queen Marie, relying on him to smuggle out a secret letter from the dungeon in which she is incarcerated, explains the bodily places in which he could hide it.
Wolsey was executed alongside Thomas Cronwell.
Behind the scenesEdit
During the filming of Henry, Terry Scott once stated Playing Cardinal Wolsey left me with one burning ambition unfulfilled. Every time I got into the splendid red robes of the Cardinal, I had an irresistible urge to sneak them out of the studio, and wear them to my local church on Sunday morning. Mind you, I wouldn't have made a big thing of it - just sat in the back row and watched the vicar's reaction.
- ↑ Hibben, Sally
- Hibben, Sally. What A Carry On!