TBB Talks to … Paapa Essiedu Star of Channel 5’s Anne Boleyn series


Anne Boleyn is a new three-part intimate psychological thriller from Channel 5 about Henry VIII’s notorious wife.

Told from a new perspective – hers. The show explores Anne’s final months as she struggles to secure a future for her daughter and to challenge the powerful patriarchy closing in around her. 

Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim) leads as Queen Anne Boleyn. The ensemble cast includes BAFTA Nominated Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You, Gangs of London) as Anne’s brother and Tudor nobleman George Boleyn…

We had a quick chat with Paapa to find out more about his role in the series.

Episode 1 of Anne Boleyn airs on Channel 5 Tuesday 1st June @ 9pm