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Jamestown 

Not Rated | | Drama, History | TV Series (2017– )
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A drama about English settlers in America in 1617.
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Series cast summary:
Stuart Martin ...  Silas Sharrow 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Matt Stokoe ...  James Read 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Kalani Queypo ...  Chacrow 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Naomi Battrick ...  Jocelyn 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Max Beesley ...  Henry Sharrow 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Claire Cox ...  Temperance Yeardley 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Patsy Ferran Patsy Ferran ...  Mercy 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Jason Flemyng ...  Sir George Yeardley 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Dean Lennox Kelly ...  Meredith Rutter 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Luke Roskell ...  Pepper Sharrow 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Sophie Rundle ...  Alice / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Ben Starr ...  Dr. Christopher Priestley / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Steven Waddington ...  Redwick 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Niamh Walsh ...  Verity Rutter / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Abiola Ogunbiyi ...  Maria 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Marshall Dancing Elk Lucas Marshall Dancing Elk Lucas ...  The Prophet / ... 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Burn Gorman ...  Nicholas Farlow 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Tony Pitts ...  Edgar Massinger / ... 14 episodes, 2017-2018
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1619, Virginia: on what feels like the edge of the world sits the first British colony of Jamestown. For 12 years, it has been populated only by men, but the settlement is shaken up when the first women, including Alice, Verity and Jocelyn, land in this breathtaking wilderness. The new arrivals make an immediate impact and are thrust into a new world of love, desire, power and survival. While love triangles, bitter rivalries and fierce competition cause conflict for the residents, ultimately they are bound together by their resolute will to survive and thrive in their new lives.

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English

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5 May 2017 (UK) See more »

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On 12th March 2019 the UK premiere date for the third series of the show was announced as 9pm on Friday, 26th April 2019 on Sky One. However, the announcement also revealed that series three would be the final series of the period drama. See more »

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Well acted ridiculous script
13 May 2017 | by scvj-06911See all my reviews

I thought, "oooh, from the producers of Downtown Abbey, that bodes well." I quickly decided that the producers should have stayed in the 19th - early 20th centuries, and across the pond. There's only so much suspension of disbelief one can expect from a viewer, and this is Historical Fiction not SciFi/Fantasy.

Examples: There was no gold in or anywhere near colonial Jamestown. Wolves do not spontaneously attack humans. Clothes do not walk themselves magically clean after a struggle in a swamp. In a society where men are so terribly starved for women, how is it there's a handy ladies' maid waiting patiently for an imported mistress to serve? No idiot would publicly admit that he cheats at dice in a culture that hangs thieves. And another reviewer mentioned the nagging detail about an ocean-going vessel docking in obviously shallow water at a small upriver pier. Even the music sounds unoriginal--I swear it's recycled from the show, Hell on Wheels.

I sincerely hope they get a script writer who has read some history. The cast deserves it. (And note to the reviewer who complained about the bleached blonde: that actress is actually blonde. It's the red head who was dyed for the part.)


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