We’ve been given a first look at actress Jodie Turner-Smith as Queen Anne Boleyn for a three-part psychological thriller with the name “Anne Boleyn” for Channel 5/ViacomCBS.
— Channel 5 (@channel5_tv) April 7, 2021
Production was wrapped in Yorkshire last December and the thriller is set to air later this year.
“Anne Boleyn” will explore the final months of Anne Boleyn’s life from her perspective, as she struggles to secure a future for her daughter and as she challenges the powerful patriarchy closing in around her. It will depict the key moments that caused her downfall. The cast also includes Paapa Essiedu as Anne’s brother George Boleyn. Mark Stanley is King Henry VIII, and Lola Petticrew is Anne’s love rival Jane Seymour.