Gunpowder, meet the key characters... expect fireworks!
Game of Throne star Kit Harington brings the Guy Fawkes story to life in Gunpowder, an explosive new BBC1 drama, which starts tonight.
Here’s our who’s who guide to the key players in the lavish three-part story…
Robert Catesby (Kit Harington)
Humiliated by Protestant authorities, the embittered Catholic widower is the plot’s mastermind.
Guy Fawkes (Tom Cullen)
Recruited by Catesby, he is later tortured and forced to take the blame for the plot.
Thomas Wintour (Edward Holcroft)
A friend and long-time ally of Robert Catesby, he helps to carry out the plot.
Anne Vaux (Liv Tyler)
Catesby’s cousin is a devout Catholic who hides priests from authorities.
King James I (Derek Riddell)
Protestant monarch and the intended victim of the Gunpowder plot.
Robert Cecil (Mark Gatiss)
Machievellian advisor to the King, ruthless and out to gain power himself.
Gunpowder starts tonight on BBC1 at 9.10pm.