SoHo is delighted to offer all SKY subscribers a special preview of the first episode of the highly-anticipated series The Pillars of The Earth.
“War begins again. And chaos is King”. The best-selling novel by Ken Follett is brought to lifewith an all-star cast in this epic miniseries set in 12th century England.
As England emerges from the Dark Ages, it becomes engulfed in turmoil once again when King Henry loses his only son in the sinking of the White Ship, causing a huge disruption to the succession of the English Crown.
When the building of a magnificent cathedral commences, damning secrets about the Royal Family threaten to be dredged up – secrets that those vying for the crown would prefer remained long buried. And so begins a political chess game where players will do anything for power, destroying whichever piece threatens their next move.
Featuring an array of talent including Ian McShane (Deadwood), Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games), Rufus Sewell (Zen), Eddie Redmayne (My Week With Marilyn), Alison Pill (In Treatment), Tony Curran (Gladiator), Matt Devere (Robin Hood), Mat-thew MacFadyen (Frost/Nixon), Clive Wood (Land Girls), Hayley Atwell (The Duchess), and David Oakes (Truth Or Dare).
“Delivers enough surprises to enthrall any thriller buff.” – Boston Herald
“Reminds us the value and satisfaction we can find in a complex production executed well.” – New YorkDaily News
“The television equivalent of a page-turner” – Philadelphia Daily News
Exclusive to SoHo: Premieres Mondays 8.30pm from 18th June, Encores Sundays 9.30pm from 24th June