John Doyle recommends The Tudors (and Pushing Daisies, but The Tudors is nominally Canadian content) and has a preview of the Rick Mercer Report:
- Two very different shows about love, lust and power
“The Tudors is about Henry VIII. This ain’t your Masterpiece Theatre period piece about British royals. You know that instantly because the acting and speaking styles are naturalistic, the action is fast-moving and there’s an awful lot of lechery.” Read more.
Photo courtesy CBC: Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Henry VIII and Gabrielle Anwar as Princess Margaret (The Tudors – episode 4)