Tuesday, August 29, 2017

REMEMBER, REMEMBER 5TH OF NOVEMBER? BBC RELEASES PHOTOS AND TRAILER FOR 'GUNPOWDER' EPIC MINI SERIES WITH KIT HARINGTON, LIV TYLER

  'GUNPOWDER' EPIC MINI SERIES
BBC RELEASES FIRST TRAILER AND PHOTOS WITH KIT HARINGTON
Something positively delicious this Monday! BBC has released first images and a promo teaser for their upcoming new epic mini series GUNPOWDER which should air sometime this Autumn (twould be fun if it starts on the 5th of November!)! Kit Harington plays famous rebel
Kit Harington has revealed that he is actually related to Catesby
Robert Catesby who, back in 1605 tried to blow up the king and the parliament. Guy Fawkes, another famous rebel, is played by Tom Cullen, with Liv Tyler also in the cast.

BLOW UP THE KING AND ALL HIS MEN TO HELL
The three part historical drama follows the story of the Gunpowder Plot, the 1605 attempt by a group of provincial English Catholics to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in order to help restore
The series will have a Saturday evening airing slot
a Catholic to the throne. Although to this day people mostly associate the famous Gunpowder Plot with Guy Fawkes, the mastermind was nobleman Robert Catesby, a 30 year old committed Catholic at a time when Protestant England persecuted the church’s members
Liv Tyler plays Catesby's cousin who is worried about the success of the plot
relentlessly. He himself lost both his father and wife and is forced to raise his little himself on his own. That is when he starts recruiting help for his plot among family and supporters. Liv Tyler plays his cousin Anne Vaux, who gets caught up in the plot. The cast also includes Peter
Guy Fawkes is still celebrated with bonfires every November 5th!
Mullan, Edward Holcroft, Shaun Dooley, Robert Emms, Derek Riddell and Mark Gatiss as Robert Cecil, the chief of the king's spies whose network of informants pursued the plotters in a game of cat and mouse.

4 comments:

  1. I am intrigued by Gunpowder. Looks like it could be good!
    ~Jess

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  2. The teaser trailer looks great. Hope there's a longer one coming along soon!

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    1. probably a week before airing, BBC launched this one only because it was GOT finale this Sunday and they wanted to ride that wave.

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