Henry VIII standup

Tudor humor hits the Internet with comedy routines starring Brian Blessed as Henry VIII on the BBC's Comedy Blog. The five videos from Henry 8.0 involve skits combining English history, popular British culture and the internet. (videos)

Skits include:

  • Pope and Glory
    It's revenge time, Twitter-style. Henry isn't best pleased when he gets blocked.

  • Looking for Lucky Number Seven
    Henry finds on-line dating a little bit surprising.

  • The Book of Faces
    Henry goes head to head with the King of France on the worldwide web.

  • The Lady Says No
    Henry Tudor gets a letter from Lily Allen.

  • Pieces of 8.0
    What's this? Henry VIII is alive and well and living in suburbia?