The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.
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Series cast summary:
Ben Chaplin ...  Sir Thomas Langley 8 episodes, 2012
Charlotte Riley ...  Caris 8 episodes, 2012
Nora von Waldstätten ...  Gwenda 8 episodes, 2012
Oliver Jackson-Cohen ...  Ralph 8 episodes, 2012
Rupert Evans ...  Godwyn 8 episodes, 2012
Tom Weston-Jones ...  Merthin 8 episodes, 2012
Cynthia Nixon ...  Petranilla 8 episodes, 2012
Tom Cullen ...  Wulfric 8 episodes, 2012
Blake Ritson ...  Edward III 8 episodes, 2012
Sally Bankes ...  Madge Webber 8 episodes, 2012
Neil Bell ...  Sim Chapman 8 episodes, 2012
Alexandra Gallusz Alexandra Gallusz ...  Merchant 8 episodes, 2012
Diana Kent ...  Rose 8 episodes, 2012
Aure Atika ...  Queen Isabella 7 episodes, 2012
Tatiana Maslany ...  Sister Meir 7 episodes, 2012
Miranda Richardson ...  Mother Cecilia 6 episodes, 2012
Peter Firth ...  Earl Roland 6 episodes, 2012
Sarah Gadon ...  Philippa 6 episodes, 2012
Jason Langley Jason Langley ...  Matthias 6 episodes, 2012
Richard Durden ...  Sir Henry 5 episodes, 2012
Ian Pirie ...  Elfric 5 episodes, 2012
Sarah Beck Mather ...  Annet 5 episodes, 2012
Carlo Rota ...  Edmund 4 episodes, 2012
Kostja Ullmann ...  Holger 4 episodes, 2012
David Bradley ...  Brother Joseph 4 episodes, 2012
Caroline Boulton ...  Sister Elisabeth 4 episodes, 2012
Iván Fenyö ...  Alan Fernhill 4 episodes, 2012
Jude Wright ...  Sam (child) 4 episodes, 2012
Oliver Maltman ...  Bishop Richard 3 episodes, 2012
Megan Follows ...  Maud 3 episodes, 2012
André Hennicke ...  Joby 3 episodes, 2012
Attila C. Arpa ...  General Lecoursy 3 episodes, 2012
John Owens ...  Blind Carlus 3 episodes, 2012
Daniel Ainsleigh Daniel Ainsleigh ...  William 3 episodes, 2012
Duncan Bell Duncan Bell ...  Saul Whitehead 3 episodes, 2012
Romy Caton-Jones Romy Caton-Jones ...  Young Joan 3 episodes, 2012
Oliver Doherty Oliver Doherty ...  David 3 episodes, 2012
Alex Palmer ...  Nate Reeve 3 episodes, 2012
John Rado ...  Friar Murdo 3 episodes, 2012
Danny Scheinmann ...  Jeremiah 3 episodes, 2012
Scott Alexander Young ...  John Constable 3 episodes, 2012
Indira Varma ...  Mattie Wise 2 episodes, 2012
Kevin Moore ...  Prior Anthony 2 episodes, 2012
Andrew Bicknell ...  Gerald 2 episodes, 2012
Max Jacob Brownas Max Jacob Brownas ...  Luke Webber 2 episodes, 2012
Dan Cade ...  Handsome Jim 2 episodes, 2012
Hera Hilmar ...  Margery 2 episodes, 2012
Mike Kelly ...  Merchant John 2 episodes, 2012
Antal Konrád Antal Konrád ...  Wulfric's Da 2 episodes, 2012
Peter Linka ...  Perking 2 episodes, 2012
Laura Lock Laura Lock ...  Odila 2 episodes, 2012
Victor McGuire ...  Mark Webber 2 episodes, 2012
Gyula Mesterházy ...  Guard / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Stewart Scudamore ...  Bonaventura Carolli 2 episodes, 2012
Grant Stimpson Grant Stimpson ...  Gregory Longfellow 2 episodes, 2012
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The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.

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The Battle of Crecy (1346) as witnessed by Caris whilst in France was significant for two reasons. Firstly it heralded the rise of the longbow as the dominant weapon on the battlefield - a title it would keep until the 17th century and reliable handheld firearms. Secondly it was the first recorded use in battle of a cannon - called a ribauldequin and known as the "infernal machine". Having 12 barrels it was used by the English army, slow to load and liable to explode it nevertheless was the embryo of the gunpowder age See more »

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Lacks punch and intrigue.
12 September 2012 | by buggsiSee all my reviews

"The Pillars of the Earth" started with a great punch and a gripping intrigue. I enjoyed every minute of it until the last episode. The acting was top notch. So, I was eager to watch "World Without End" but when I did I didn't feel any interest. The characters are flaky and boring, and by the second episode I'm still not sure where the story is going. The casting is bad, the actors are bad. I wish this series had a true villain acted by someone like Ian McShane! Instead, the villains are superficial and lack any credible evil. Even the good guys can't be appreciated for they lack determination and assurance. A very disappointing start for sure, I hope the series improves in future episodes, but I'm not counting on it.


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