Kit Harington gets behind the plot to blow up Parliament
How much do you know about the Gunpowder Plot – other than it involving the Houses of Parliament, a man called Guy Fawkes and, erm, gunpowder?
Well, you’ll be an expert by the time this breathtaking three-part drama ends.
It tells the story of a country caught in a Catholic-Protestant divide, stewing in an atmosphere that breeds resentment and rebellion…
The cast is absolutely stellar, with Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, who plays his real-life ancestor, plotter Robert Catesby, Hollywood star Liv Tyler and Mark Gatiss.
You might need to watch some scenes from behind a cushion, but this tense slice of history is not to be missed.