Tag Archive: Ken Follett

World Without End: Part 1 Review

World Without End Miniseries | Medieval Archives

Following on the success of Pillars of the Earth, Ridley Scott and Scott Free productions brings us the sequel World Without End. Written by Ken Follett 18 years after Pillars of the Earth and set 200 years after the events of Tom Builder and company. World Without End focuses on the town of Kingsbridge and…

MAP#29 – Pillars of the Earth 8: “The Work of Angels”

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The mini series comes to an end. Will they finish the cathedral or will Waleran block all attempts? Will Jack find out the truth about his father? Everything gets answered in the final episode! Join us as we finish our trip through The Pillars of the Earth. This week we recap/review episode eight “The Work…

MAP#25 – Pillars of the Earth 7: “New Beginnings”

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England is gripped by war, political stirfe and treachery. And in the midst of it all a towering cathedral, a beacon of love and hope is erected. Will Philip raise again after being removed as prior? Will Aliena be able to find Jack in France? And will work continue on the cathedral after the collapse?…

MAP#22 – ‘Witchcraft’ Pillars of the Earth Episode 6

Love, marriage and lose during the Anarchy. Waleran continues his quest to become the Archbishop of Canterbury and William Hamliegh tries to become the Earl of Shiring. Aliena faces a tough decision that involves the future of Richard and the promise she made to her father. Jack and Alfred are at odds and Ellen uses…

MAP#18 – Pillars of the Earth 5: “Legacy”

Tragedy strikes during The Anarchy! (Which is probably why it’s called Anarchy) Maud and Stephen are still battling for power. As Prior Philip and Tom Builder try to build the cathedral at Kingsbridge. All the while Waleran and the Hamleigh’s are trying to stop them at every opportunity. Join us as we continuing our trip…

MAP: Ep 16 – Pillars of the Earth 4: “Battlefields”

The Anarchy heats up this week! There are beseiged castles, fierce battles and of course, double dealings! Join us as we continuing our trip through The Pillars of the Earth. This week we recap/review episode four “Battlefields” of the Starz Original series The Pillars of the Earth. Set in the the 12th century The Pillars…

MAP: Ep 15 – Pillars of the Earth “Redemption”

We are continuing the trip through Pillars of the Earth. This week we recap/review episode three “Redemption” of the Starz Original series The Pillars of the Earth. Set in the the 12th century The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of King Stephen’s reign over England and the 19 year period of Anarchy. Pillars…

MAP: Episode 14 – The Pillars of the Earth Episode 2

We are back an ready for 2011! Our first podcast of the year is a recap/review of the Starz Original series The Pillars of the Earth. Set in the the 12th century The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of King Stephen’s reign over England and the 19 year period of Anarchy. This epic…

Medieval Archives Podcast: Episode 11 – The Pillars of the Earth Episode 1

We are back an ready for 2011! Our first podcast of the year is a recap/review of the Starz Original series The Pillars of the Earth. Set in the the 12th century The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of King Stephen’s reign over England and the 19 year period of Anarchy. This epic…

Camelot: A Starz Original – new images

Starz is finally releasing media related to its new original series Camelot. I talked to one of their PR people and Starz only has American rights to the show. So unlike The Pillars of the Earth which aired in the USA, Canada and the UK, it appears that Camelot is only going to air in…

Camelot: A Starz original mini-series coming in April

Starz began making historical mini-series a few years back and hit gold with Spartacus: Blood and Sand. In 2010 they produced Ken Follet’s The Pillars of the Earth, an 8-part epic story set in England during the period known as “The Anarchy”. Now Starz is creating a new vision for King Arthur. From the Starz…

The Pillars of the Earth: DVD Release

The wait is finally over. The Pillars of the Earth is available on DVD and Blu-Ray! There are not many details about the extra features included in the DVD release. A ‘Making of’ Featurette and a Special Effects Featurette will appear on both the DVD and Blu-Ray versions. The Pillars of the Earth is available…

The Pillars of the Earth: UK Release

The time has finally come for our friends over in Great Britain to see The Pillars of the Earth. It aired today, 16 October 2010 on BBC Channel 4 at 2100. The Pillars of the Earth will air every Saturday for the next seven weeks. I hope you all enjoy the show. click on the…

Medieval Archives Podcast: Episode 04 – The Anarchy

In this episode of the Medieval Archives Podcast we discuss “The Anarchy” a nineteen year period of civil war and chaos. The death of King Henry I set off a chain reaction of events that set England on a path of destruction. The Scots in the North, the Welsh in the West and the English…

The Pillars of the Earth: Series Finale

Before the mini-series started I hoped it would live up to all the hype. I think that it has and more! The exploits of Tom Builder, Prior Philip, Waleran, The bastard Jack, Ailena, Ellen, and King Stephen have been exhilarating. All good things must come to an end and this Friday, 27 August, the 2-hour…