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Gunpowder 

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British activist Guy Fawkes and a group of provincial English Catholics plan to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in the early 17th century.
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Series cast summary:
Kit Harington ...  Robert Catesby 3 episodes, 2017
Liv Tyler ...  Anne Vaux 3 episodes, 2017
Edward Holcroft ...  Thomas Wintour 3 episodes, 2017
Shaun Dooley ...  Sir William Wade 3 episodes, 2017
Mark Gatiss ...  Lord Robert Cecil 3 episodes, 2017
Peter Mullan ...  Father Henry Garnet 3 episodes, 2017
Derek Riddell ...  King James I 3 episodes, 2017
Robert Emms ...  Father John Gerard 3 episodes, 2017
Luke Broughton Luke Broughton ...  Thomas Bates 3 episodes, 2017
Tom Cullen ...  Guy Fawkes 3 episodes, 2017
Luke Neal Luke Neal ...  Jack Wright 3 episodes, 2017
Hugh Alexander Hugh Alexander ...  Sir Philip Herbert 3 episodes, 2017
Tom Sweet ...  Young Robert Catesby 3 episodes, 2017
David Bamber ...  Lord Northumberland 3 episodes, 2017
Richard Glover ...  Slater 3 episodes, 2017
Josh Moran Josh Moran ...  George Farwell 3 episodes, 2017
Simon Kunz ...  Lord Howard 3 episodes, 2017
Andy Lucas Andy Lucas ...  De Tassis 3 episodes, 2017
Pedro Casablanc ...  Constable of Castille 3 episodes, 2017
Daniel West ...  Thomas Percy 3 episodes, 2017
Philip Hill-Pearson ...  Sir Everard Digby 3 episodes, 2017
Karl Haynes Karl Haynes ...  Bald Drinker 3 episodes, 2017
Kate Wood Kate Wood ...  Susan Whinniard 3 episodes, 2017
Robert Gwyllim Robert Gwyllim ...  Sir William Stanley 3 episodes, 2017
Sean Rigby ...  Lord Monteagle 3 episodes, 2017
Andrew Jarvis Andrew Jarvis ...  Alford 2 episodes, 2017
Beatrice Comins Beatrice Comins ...  Elizabeth Catesby 2 episodes, 2017
Ewart James Walters Ewart James Walters ...  Kennan 2 episodes, 2017
Yolanda Calzado Gil Yolanda Calzado Gil ...  Spanish Heretic / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Fergus O'Donnell Fergus O'Donnell ...  Captain William Turner 2 episodes, 2017
Scott Berry Scott Berry ...  Wade's Underling 2 episodes, 2017
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British activist Guy Fawkes and a group of provincial English Catholics plan to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in the early 17th century.

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English

Release Date:

18 December 2017 (USA) See more »

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Gunpowder See more »

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Sir Willian Stanley (1548-1630) was denounced by Fawkes but pardoned by Sir William Cecil. He was a descendant of the Sir William Stanley whose late intervention in the Battle of Bosworth won the crown for Henry Tudor. See more »

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Not very historically correct
26 October 2017 | by rachel_b9See all my reviews

About as historically correct as my left toe. There is very little truth, or what truth there can be found in documentation and historical sources within this series. I fear that like so many things like this most will take it for face value and believe what they saw on TV, far more easier than studying history.

That being said, it is a good watch, I thoroughly enjoyed how for once the streets were shown to have faecal matter in the streets. Much too often are they shown as clean cobbles. Without taking in any sense of history, and taking it as a Stuart drama is fine. The acting is good, but I see a lot of bias in the writing.


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