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Gunpowder - S1 Ep. 1
MA | Drama

Air Date: Sun 1 Oct 2023

Following the death of Elizabeth I in 1603, King James VI of Scotland succeeds to the English throne. Catholic Robert Catesby devises a treasonous plot to assassinate James, but he needs allies.


About the Show

The infamous Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is the focus of this three-part historical thriller. Kit Harington ("Game of Thrones") stars as Robert Catesby, the driving force behind the plot, who was a committed Catholic at a time when Protestant England persecuted Catholics relentlessly.