“Wolf Hall” wins Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Limited Series

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Image: Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell (credit: courtesy of Ed Miller/Playground & Company Pictures for MASTERPIECE/BBC)


The 73rd annual Golden Globe® Awards were held Sunday, January 10 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. “Wolf Hall” on MASTERPIECE took home the award for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

“Wolf Hall” on MASTERPIECE aired on PBS starting Sunday, April 5, 2015. Tony® Award-winning actor Mark Rylance and Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winner Damian Lewis starred in the six-hour television miniseries adapted from Hilary Mantel’s best-selling Booker Prize-winning novels: Wolf Hall and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies. The television event presented an intimate and provocative portrait of Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance), the brilliant and enigmatic consigliere to King Henry VIII (Damian Lewis), as he maneuvers the corridors of power at the Tudor court. 

"Wolf Hall" is a Playground Entertainment/Company Pictures production for BBC and MASTERPIECE in conjunction with BBC worldwide, Altus Media and Prescience. The Executive Producers are John Yorke for Company Pictures, Polly Hill, BBC Head of Independent Drama, for BBC TWO, Rebecca Eaton for MASTERPIECE, Martin Rkusen and Ben Donald for BBC Worldwide and Tim Smith for Prescience. The Executive Producer is Colin Callender. The Producer is Mark Prybus. The writer is Peter Kosminsky.

MASTERPIECE is funded by Viking River Cruises and Audible with support from the MASTERPIECE Trust.