The Pillars Of The Earth
This epic tale of passion and greed begins when a mysterious secret disrupts the succession to the English crown and an unlikely member of King Henry’s family takes the throne. A power struggle between Henry’s daughter, Maud, and nephew, Stephen, causes England to be torn by war as battles rage for the rightful heir.
Last Episode01x08 The Work Of Angels Aired: Aug. 27, 2010
Eight years later, Jack’s fixation with the cathedral leaves him little time or energy for anything else, while Aliena’s fixation with the … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (continuity error): SPOILER: When William Hamleigh rapes Aliena, he gets his henchman to cut off the right ear of her brother Richard to make her comply. But at the beginning of the…
[show]Goof (continuity error): SPOILER: When William Hamleigh rapes Aliena, he gets his henchman to cut off the right ear of her brother Richard to make her comply. But at the beginning of the following episode Richard's right ear is intact again with no sign of injury.
- Donald Sutherland and Rufus Sewell have both played Norse king Fortinbras, in Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) and Hamlet, respectively.
- This is Donald Sutherland's second appearance in a Ken Follett adaptation. He previously appeared in Eye of the Needle.