Critic Consensus: Gunpowder's bulky narrative provides few new historical insights, but its engaging leads and visceral violence may be enough to leave viewers remembering the fifth of November anyway.
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as Robert Catesby
as Anne Vaux
as Robert Cecil
as Henry Garnet
as Guy Fawkes
as Thomas Wintour
as Sir William Wade
as Father John Gerard
as King James I
as Constable of Castile
as Dorothy Dibdale
as Young Robert Catesby
as Daniel Smith
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This depiction of history from the perspective of the powerless fails to spark.
Perhaps the greatest testament to the writing and direction is that Liv Tyler, not the first actress who springs to mind when one thinks of the early-17th-century Midlands, didn't look too out of place.
Given its dramatic subject matter, strong performances, and handsome production values, this series should satisfy anyone with a love for British historical drama. It's thoughtful and well-made.
Nasty, visceral and gutsy, as, I'm so sorry to say, is history, and truth.
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