Amanpour and Company

Thomas Cromwell's Beheading Under King Henry VIII

Clip: 05/12/2021 | 2m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Hilary Mantel’s award-winning “Wolf Hall” series launched her into the literary stratosphere, as readers flocked to devour her depiction of Thomas Cromwell, who served – and then was beheaded – by King Henry VIII. The last in the trilogy, “The Mirror and the Light”, is now out in paperback, and Mantel joins the show to discuss her books and her sometimes difficult journey to late-in-life success.

Aired: 05/12/21

Rating: NR

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