“Keep in mind, bear in mind, the fifth of November.” Whereas American followers usually tend to recall that nursery rhyme from V For Vendetta, it was impressed by the notorious Gunpowder plot of 1605, an occasion that’s nonetheless celebrated as Man Fawkes Evening in the UK. Later this 12 months, Game of Thrones star Kit Harington is headlining Gunpowder, a three-episode miniseries that may depict the story behind the plot. HBO has launched a brand new trailer for Gunpowder, which introduces each Harington’s character and Man Fawkes himself, as portrayed by Tom Cullen.
Harington is enjoying Robert Catesby, the person who was the driving pressure behind the plan to assassinate King James I and your entire Home of Lords. And he very practically pulled it off. From Catesby’s perspective, he was completely justified within the try, as a result of the King was persecuting Catholics. However his dream of creating a Catholic monarchy died as soon as the plot was found. The trailer even appears to depict the scene the place Catesby makes his stand.
As for poor Man Fawkes, he really performed a much less vital function within the plot, but it surely’s his identify that has change into synonymous with it even a number of hundred years after the actual fact. In case you watch the miniseries, you’ll perceive why.
Gunpowder additionally stars Peter Mullan, Mark Gatiss, and Liv Tyler, with Derek Riddell as King James. HBO is planning to premiere the primary episode of Gunpowder on Monday, December 18.
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