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Ronan Bennett's 'Gunpowder' Set for Autumn Primetime on BBC One
05 Sep 2017 :
Starring Kit Harrington, the historical thriller is penned by the Northern Irish writer Ronan Bennett, and is directed by J Blakeson.

The series was developed by Bennett, Harrington and Daniel West. Ronan Bennett previously wrote the script for Michael Mann's 'Public Enemies', and has an Irish Myths feature film in development with Michael Fassbender and Conor McCaughan.

The three part drama will air on BBC One this autumn.  BBC release a special teaser trailer and images this week here.  The story is about the 17th century ‘Gunpowder Plot’ and conspiracy to blow up the House of Lords in London, which is now commemorated each November 5th as Guy Fawkes Day in UK.

The show is a Kudos production for BBC One, in association with Kit Harington’s Thriker Films. Laurie Borg is the producer.




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