A three-part series recounting the Gunpowder Plot in early 17th-century England, when a group of persecuted Catholics conspired to blow up the House of Lords and overthrow King James I by killing him.
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3 Episodes 2017 - 2017
"Gunpowder" recounts the story of the London Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when a group of English Catholics led by Robert Catesby protested against Catholic persecution by blowing up Parliament on its 5th of November opening. Robert Catesby is played by his direct descendant and "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington. "Gunpowder" also stars Mark Gatiss as Sir Robert Cecil, Peter Mullan as Henry Garnet, Liv Tyler as Anne Vaux, and Tom Cullen as Guy Fawkes.
Sat, Oct 21, 2017 60 mins
A three-part series recounting the Gunpowder Plot in early 17th-century England, when a group of Catholics conspired to overthrow King James I. The premiere opens in 1603, when a young nobleman resolves to avenge his kin and defend his faith by any means necessary.
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Sat, Oct 28, 2017 60 mins
Cecil closes on Catesby, who seeks help for his rebellion and gathers plotters, but when a member of the group is in danger, they risk everything in a daring raid on the Tower of London.
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Sat, Nov 4, 2017 60 mins
On the eve of November 5, 1605, Catesby, Fawkes and the plotters load the tunnels below Parliament with barrels of gunpowder. Meanwhile, Father Garnet is under pressure from an ally to break his seal of confession and reveal Catesby's plot.