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A landmark three-part drama-documentary series which tells an epic story of bloody revenge during a pivotal period of English history. This is a story about espionage, revenge, power, loyalty, and the moment that changed the landscape of British politics and society forever. The series follows King Charles II’s hunt for his father’s killers – the Regicides – as a window into a remarkable and often overlooked historical period to explore how we became the nation we are today. Three of Britain’s leading actors are our primary storytellers – Sheila Atim for the Royalists, Jared Harris for the Regicides, and Joseph Fiennes for King Charles II reveal this Jacobean tragedy, detailing the king’s lifelong obsession to hunt down and kill those responsible for his father’s death and his own exile.

 

★★★★ “[A] super fun, star-studded thrill ride” – THE GUARDIAN

★★★★ “A long way from Lucy Worsley in a beret on BBC2” – THE TIMES

“An effective blend of punchy direction and star-power”  – THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

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