London, 1605. Robert Catesby, a 33-year old Warwickshire gentleman, devises a plot to blow up Parliament and kill the King.

  1. Ronan Bennett


  2. Daniel West


Series Cast

  1. Kit Harington

    Kit Harington

    Robert Catesby

    3 Episodes

  2. Karl Haynes

    Bald Drinker

    3 Episodes

  3. Mark Gatiss

    Mark Gatiss

    Sir Robert Cecil

    3 Episodes

  4. Edward Holcroft

    Edward Holcroft

    Thomas Wintour

    3 Episodes

  5. Tom Cullen

    Tom Cullen

    Guy Fawkes

    3 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season


Season 1

2017 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Gunpowder premiered on October 21, 2017.

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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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