Gunpowder is a three-episode miniseries detailing the famous Gunpowder Plot in 1605, where Guy Fawkes was captured as he attempted to blow up the House of Lords, assassinating King James I in the process. The first episode will premiere on Monday, December 18 at 10 Pm Est with the subsequent episodes airing Tuesday, December 19 and Wednesday, December 20 at the same time. The miniseries was produced by Kudos in association with Thriker Films.
Game of Thrones‘ Harington actually has a familial connection to the plot; he is the descendent of Robert Catesby, the mastermind of the Gunpowder Plot. Harrington portrays