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The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.
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Series cast summary:
Ben Chaplin ...  Sir Thomas Langley 8 episodes, 2012
Charlotte Riley ...  Caris 8 episodes, 2012
Nora von Waldstätten ...  Gwenda 8 episodes, 2012
Oliver Jackson-Cohen ...  Ralph 8 episodes, 2012
Rupert Evans ...  Godwyn 8 episodes, 2012
Tom Weston-Jones ...  Merthin 8 episodes, 2012
Cynthia Nixon ...  Petranilla 8 episodes, 2012
Tom Cullen ...  Wulfric 8 episodes, 2012
Blake Ritson ...  Edward III 8 episodes, 2012
Sally Bankes ...  Madge Webber 8 episodes, 2012
Neil Bell ...  Sim Chapman 8 episodes, 2012
Alexandra Gallusz Alexandra Gallusz ...  Merchant 8 episodes, 2012
Diana Kent Diana Kent ...  Rose 8 episodes, 2012
Aure Atika ...  Queen Isabella 7 episodes, 2012
Tatiana Maslany ...  Sister Meir 7 episodes, 2012
Miranda Richardson ...  Mother Cecilia 6 episodes, 2012
Peter Firth ...  Earl Roland 6 episodes, 2012
Sarah Gadon ...  Philippa 6 episodes, 2012
Jason Langley Jason Langley ...  Matthias 6 episodes, 2012
Richard Durden ...  Sir Henry 5 episodes, 2012
Ian Pirie ...  Elfric 5 episodes, 2012
Sarah Beck Mather Sarah Beck Mather ...  Annet 5 episodes, 2012
Carlo Rota ...  Edmund 4 episodes, 2012
Kostja Ullmann ...  Holger 4 episodes, 2012
David Bradley ...  Brother Joseph 4 episodes, 2012
Caroline Boulton ...  Sister Elisabeth 4 episodes, 2012
Iván Fenyö ...  Alan Fernhill 4 episodes, 2012
Jude Wright ...  Sam (child) 4 episodes, 2012
Oliver Maltman ...  Bishop Richard 3 episodes, 2012
Megan Follows ...  Maud 3 episodes, 2012
André Hennicke ...  Joby 3 episodes, 2012
Attila C. Arpa ...  General Lecoursy 3 episodes, 2012
John Owens ...  Blind Carlus 3 episodes, 2012
Daniel Ainsleigh ...  William 3 episodes, 2012
Duncan Bell Duncan Bell ...  Saul Whitehead 3 episodes, 2012
Romy Caton-Jones Romy Caton-Jones ...  Young Joan 3 episodes, 2012
Oliver Doherty Oliver Doherty ...  David 3 episodes, 2012
Alex Palmer ...  Nate Reeve 3 episodes, 2012
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Scott Alexander Young ...  John Constable 3 episodes, 2012
Indira Varma ...  Mattie Wise 2 episodes, 2012
Kevin Moore ...  Prior Anthony 2 episodes, 2012
Andrew Bicknell ...  Gerald 2 episodes, 2012
Max Jacob Brownas Max Jacob Brownas ...  Luke Webber 2 episodes, 2012
Dan Cade ...  Handsome Jim 2 episodes, 2012
Hera Hilmar ...  Margery 2 episodes, 2012
Mike Kelly Mike Kelly ...  Merchant John 2 episodes, 2012
Antal Konrád Antal Konrád ...  Wulfric's Da 2 episodes, 2012
Peter Linka ...  Perking 2 episodes, 2012
Laura Lock Laura Lock ...  Odila 2 episodes, 2012
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The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.

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Release Date:

17 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

World Without End See more »

Filming Locations:

Korda Studios, Etyek, Hungary See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Merthin Fitzgerald is described in the novel as being of short stature and having bright red hair which he inherited from his ancestor, Jack Jackson - the main character from The Pillars of the Earth (2010). See more »

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YUCK!!! What did they do to the story???
23 October 2012 | by cink-1See all my reviews

Well, I stuck it out and watched all 8 episodes.....just because I wanted to see how badly they ended it....

I've read both Pillars and World without end...loved both of them. After seeing the first couple of episodes of World and not sure if my memory was that bad or that they had completely strayed from the story, I started reading the book again. Finished it just before the last episode. It proved me right in that the story has been changed, so it is barely recognizable.

Why did they feel the need to change the basic story? And the characters? Others before me have posted more details about the changes, but I can only say again, if you've read and liked the book, DON'T BOTHER...you will be disappointed.


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