Jewels of Leeds and West Yorkshire in new TV drama

PLOTTING: Tyler and Harington, with Edward Holcroft as Thomas Wintour.
PLOTTING: Tyler and Harington, with Edward Holcroft as Thomas Wintour.
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Kit Harington and Liv Tyler are shown in character for the first time ahead of their leading roles in a new TV series about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, in these newly released promotional images.

Gunpowder, a three-part series, starts in the autumn and features scenes shot in West Yorkshire – including at Oakwell Hall, Birstall, and Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds.

Kit Harington as Robert Catesby. PIC: PA

Kit Harington as Robert Catesby. PIC: PA

Game of Thrones star Harington plays Robert Catesby, who masterminded the plan to blow up the Houses of Parliament on November 5, 1605, while Lord of the Rings star Tyler plays his cousin Lady Anne Vaux.

Scalextric electric car racing set. PIC: PA

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