Britannia (TV series)


Britannia is an upcoming historical period drama written by Jez Butterworth That Is Scheduled to air it Sky 1 in the UK and Ireland, and be disponible Amazon Prime Video in the US in 2017. [2] The ten-share series stars Kelly Reilly , David Morrissey , Zoe Wanamaker and Stanley Weber . The series is the first co-production between Sky Plc and Amazon Prime Video. [3]

Synopsis

Set in AD 43 , the series follows ancient Rome’s conquest of the Celts in the British Isles – “a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld.” Celtic rivals Kerra and Antedia must work together to fight the Roman invasion led by Aulus Plautius . [3]

Cast and characters

  • Kelly Reilly as Kerra [1]
  • David Morrissey as Aulus Plautius [1]
  • Zoe Wanamaker as Antedia [1]
  • Stanley Weber [1]
  • Hugo Speer [1]
  • Nikolaj Lie Kaas [1]
  • Eleanor Worthington Cox [1]
  • Ian McDiarmid [1]

Production

The series was shot on location in Prague and Wales.

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:k Tartaglione, Nancy (3 August 2016). “Sky & Amazon To Rule” Britannia ‘Jez Butterworth Penning Event Period Drama ” . Deadline.com .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b Ritman, Alex (August 3, 2016). “Sky, Amazon Team on Roman Invasion Drama ‘Britannia ‘ ” . The Hollywood Reporter .
  3. ^ Jump up to:b Barraclough, Leo (3 August 2016). “Amazon, Sky Team on Jez Butterworth’s Britannia, Starring Kelly Reilly” . Variety .

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