The Winter King — a gritty, humanist retelling

The legend of King Arthur is given a revamp and a radical reinterpretation in the television adaptation of 'The Winter King'

10 December 2023 - 00:00

The Winter King is a new historical drama series based on the first book in Bernard Cornwell’s popular series about the legend of King Arthur. Adapted for television by Ed Whitmore and directed by Otto Bathurst, the show stars Iain De Caestecker as Arthur, Nathaniel Martello-White as Merlin and Ellie James as druid priestess Nimue. Tymon Smith spoke to the cast about what this latest version of a legend that’s held the popular imagination for centuries has in store for new audiences...

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