Something is about to rise from out the azure main. Amazon has announced all nine episodes in the first season of its Britannia TV show will premiere on Friday, January 26, 2018. From creators Jez Butterworth, Tom Butterworth, and James Richardson, the series will air on Sky Atlantic in the UK and Ireland.
A historical drama series, Britannia stars Kelly Reilly, David Morrissey, Zoë Wanamaker, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, and Eleanor Worthington-Cox. Amazon says, the story kicks off in the year 43 A.D., as the Roman Imperial Army, “…returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia.” Watch the official Britannia TV series trailer and check out the season one key art and episodic photos, from Amazon. Subscribe to Amazon Prime (affiliate link), to watch Britannia for free.
Official Britannia TV Series Trailer | Amazon
Britannia Season One Photos | Amazon
Learn more about the Britannia TV show from this Amazon press release.
Amazon Prime Original Series Britannia to Debut Exclusively on Prime Video in the US on Friday, January 26
On Friday, January 26, Amazon Prime Video will premiere all nine episodes of original dramatic series Britannia in the US. The series is written by multi-award winning Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem, Spectre) and stars Kelly Reilly (True Detective, Sherlock Holmes), David Morrissey (The Walking Dead, The Hollow Crown), Zoë Wanamaker (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, My Family), Nikolaj Lie Kaas (The Killing) and Eleanor Worthington-Cox (The Enfield Haunting). Filmed overseas in Prague and Wales, Britannia is set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army, determined and terrified in equal measure, returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful Druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld.
An Amazon Prime Original in the US and Sky Original Production for Sky Atlantic in the UK and Ireland, Britannia was the first co-production between Sky and Amazon Studios. The series is produced by Vertigo Films in association with Neal Street Productions. It was created by Jez Butterworth, Tom Butterworth and James Richardson. Executive Producers are Vertigo Films’ James Richardson (Monsters), Sam Mendes (Skyfall), Pippa Harris (Call the Midwife) and Nicolas Brown (Penny Dreadful) from Neal Street Productions, and Jez Butterworth and Anne Thomopoulos (Rome). The show is produced by Rick McCallum (Star Wars), with Jez and Tom Butterworth serving as lead writers with Richard McBrien (Spooks).
Britannia will be available for Prime members to stream and enjoy using the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Amazon Fire TV, and mobile devices, or with other Amazon Original Series online at Amazon.com/originals, at no additional cost to their membership. Eligible customers who are not already Prime members can sign up for a free trial at www.amazon.com/prime. For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.
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