Filming and Performing Renaissance History by Mark Thornton Burnett, Adrian Streete

By Mark Thornton Burnett, Adrian Streete

During the last century, many sixteenth- and 17th-century occasions and personalities were introduced ahead of domestic, cinema, exhibition, pageant and theatrical audiences. This assortment examines those representations, taking a look at contemporary tv sequence, documentaries, pageantry, theatre and pop culture in various cultural and linguistic guises.

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As in the climax to Elizabeth (dir. Shekhar Kapur, 1998), where the young sovereign turns herself into the Virgin Queen, Henry grows incrementally into the costuming associated with his monarchical counterpart. Across all of the episodes, Henry’s costume – in a slowly paced and pieceby-piece development – modifies in relation to alterations to his bodily contours. The protagonist is represented as going grey, acquiring wrinkles and putting on weight: he assumes proportions that, if they do not make him the facsimile of popular tradition, certainly suggest that he is more materially substantial.

Such an emphasis bears out a gendered view of history, a view that Michael Hirst cites as a corrective to what he perceives to be the neglect and misogyny of traditional historiography: ‘historians . . ’21 Accordingly, The Tudors’ modus operandi is to make available multiple stories and frameworks of explanation which permit viewers to experience a range of gendered positions: we are encouraged to adjudicate between, and make decisions about, competing interpretations of a woman’s fall. Hence, Anne Boleyn, as Tom Betteridge argues, ‘is portrayed .

In the extended elaboration of the act of lancing, a powerful impression of early modern horror is provided. 18 Crucially, the scenes leading up to Henry’s surgery are intercut with shots of the civil unrest sweeping England, unrest that culminates in the representation of the Pilgrimage of Grace. Unlike many US television shows, The Tudors showcases a series of different directors who bring a unique signature to particular narrative sequences. Ciarán Donnelly, who directed the four-hour storyline of the Pilgrimage of Grace episodes, was chosen, in his own words, because he was ‘visually cinematic in television terms .

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