Expect action, adventure, and a whole lot more in Knightfall, the unmissable drama that’s brand new and exclusive to HISTORY®
Knightfall, Tuesdays from 17 July, 9pm, HISTORY® (CH 270). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > HISTORY®
Hands up, how much do you know about the Knights Templar? If your hand is rooted firmly by your side, we don’t blame you. Little is known about this medieval military order, but new series Knightfall is ready to put the record straight.
Starring Tom Cullen and Jim Carter from Downton Abbey, Pádraic Delaney (The Tudors) and Simon Merrells (Legends Of Tomorrow), this ten-parter (which also lists The Avengers star Jeremy Renner among its executive producers) delves deep into the secretive world of these sword-wielding warrior monks, who were tasked with protecting the Holy Grail in the thirteenth century.
The immersive action sequences will make you feel like you’re standing shoulder to shoulder with the legendary brotherhood as they do battle in the Holy Land, while their complicated relationship with the King of France and their ultimate downfall are explored like never before.
Ahead of Knightfall’s hugely anticipated UK premiere on Tuesday 17 July, we caught up exclusively with star Tom Cullen (who plays senior knight Landry du Lauzon) to hear all about the show that shines fresh light on one of history’s most fascinating stories…
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