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The Serpent and the Comforter 

King Henry is intrigued by a preacher who is arrested for heresy and speaks with him to persuade him to give up his dissension against the practices of the Catholic Church. The preacher ... See full summary »

Director:

Moira Armstrong

Writer:

Hugh Whitemore

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
James Maxwell ... The King
Peter Jeffrey ... The Prisoner
Michael Ripper ... The Guard
James Bree ... The Priest
David Ashton David Ashton ... The Soldier
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Denis Cleary Denis Cleary ... Voice (as Dennis Cleary)
Peter Hawkins ... Voice
Kevin Moody Kevin Moody ... Voice
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Storyline

King Henry is intrigued by a preacher who is arrested for heresy and speaks with him to persuade him to give up his dissension against the practices of the Catholic Church. The preacher emphasizes to him the simplicity of the Gospel, and his suffering and convictions impress a young Tower guard. Written by Pamela Parizo

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 1972 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Henry is the only main/recurring character to appear in this episode, making him the only character to appear in every episode of the series. See more »

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