The Ken Follett Mini-Series Collection: The Pillars of the Earth / World Without End – DVD
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19 April 2023
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The Emmy Award winning mini-series The Pillars of the Earth and its sequel series World Without End come to DVD
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Ken Follett’s best-selling novel is brought to life in a star-studded and critically acclaimed eight-part miniseries!
Emerging from the war-torn shadows of England’s Dark Ages, an idealistic mason, Tom Builder (Rufus Sewell,The Holiday), sets out on a quest to erect a glorious cathedral bathed in light. But when that light threatens to illuminate the dark secrets of ambitious Bishop Waleran Bigod (Ian McShane, 2005 Golden Globe® Award, Best Actor, TV’s “Deadwood”) and the battling progeny of King Henry, Queen Maud (Alison Pill, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World) and King Stephen (Tony Curran,Ondine), they’ll stop at nothing to keep those secrets safe!
The epic miniseries event also stars Matthew MacFadyen (Frost/Nixon) as Prior Philip, Hayley Atwell (Love Hate) as the beautiful noblewoman Aliena and Donald Sutherland (TV’s “Dirty Sexy Money”) as Bartholomew.
World Without End (2012)
England is on the brink of a devastating war with France that will last over a hundred years. A terrible plague, which will wipe out a third of Europe’s population before it is done, is spreading.
Caris, a visionary young woman, struggles to rise above the suffering and oppression in order to lead her people out of the Dark Ages. With her lover, Merthin, she builds a community in Kingsbridge that stands up to the Church and the Crown. Together, they unearth a dangerous secret and must fight to save their town from ruin, ultimately ushering in a new era of freedom, innovation and enlightenment.
Includes all eight parts of the epic mini-series starring Cynthia Nixon, Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth, Charlotte Riley, Tom Weston-Jones, Rupert Evans, Nora Von Waldstätten, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Miranda Richardson and Sarah Gadon.