BBC shares the teaser for "Gunpowder" starring Kit Harington

The story of the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

  • · Posted 6 months Ago
  •  BY Jack Lowe

Worried you'll be missing actor Kit Harington now that Game of Thrones Season 7 has finished? Fear not. The good old BBC has cast him in a new three-part drama called Gunpowder, which documents the "mastermind" behind the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605 in England.

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Harington stars in the lead role as 30-year-old gentleman Robert Catesby alongside Peter Mullan as Father Garnet, Mark Gatiss as the Spymaster Robert Cecil, and Liv Tyler as Ann Vaux. Tom Cullen (Downton Abbey) will be taking on the role of the world famous Guy Fawkes.

Gunpowder is currently being filmed and is expected to be released later this year.

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