About Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands
"There are no happy endings, don't you understand that..."
Enter a world where nothing is as it seems - set in the mythical Shieldlands, a place of wonderment and immense danger, inhabited by humans and astonishing creatures... Kieran Bew plays one of literature's greatest and most abiding heroes, Beowulf.
A re-imagining of the legendary Anglo-Saxon poem 'Beowulf' - Beowulf: Return To The Shieldlands is steeped in old world charm and history.
Dragons, monsters and sword fights a plenty, this is fantasy at it's finest. Beowulf a complex hero, living on the edge - is on a quest to right the wrongs of the dark world.
Featuring a stellar cast that have starred in some of the biggest name shows of the 21st century: Game Of Thrones and Downton Abbey, this EPIC thirteen part series will have you literally on the edge of your seat.
Shot on location in the north of England, you can almost smell the rolling fog and feel the dirt underfoot. Beowulf will take you on a journey of courage, greed, betrayal, loyalty and love.
Playing on DUKE on Fridays
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