Today begins my new series, which I secretly refer to as Fear and Loathing in Tudor England. This title, although a play on words from one of my favorite writers (Hunter S. Thompson), is due to what people who lived in the Tudor era of history must have experienced. What you will discover from this series is a wealth of knowledge from some of today’s greatest historians, bloggers and writers who are fascinated with that period in time. Look for upcoming blogs from best-seller Susan Bordo, historians Alison Weir and Claire Ridgway and a few special surprise guests. We will begin today as author Nancy Bilyeau interviews actor Ben Miles.
Ben Miles has been playing Thomas Cromwell in Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies on the English stage. Beginning in April, Ben Miles and the Royal Shakespeare Company will bring the adaptations to the Winter Garden Theatre…
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