Ray Winstone takes to the high seas in an ambitious family drama as John Meade Falkner’s much-loved 18th-century smuggling adventure is brought to life for a modern-day audience. In the small Dorset village of Moonfleet, young John Trenchard (Aneurin Barnard, The White Queen) is captivated by the whereabouts of Blackbeard’s fabled diamond and, joining local smuggler Elzevir (Winstone), sets out on an epic, dangerfilled quest to locate the treasured stone. This enchanting two-part drama introduces newcomer Sophie Cookson alongside a cast of well-known faces including Ben Chaplin (Mad Dogs), Omid Djalili (Gladiator), Martin Trenaman (The Inbetweeners) and Phil Daniels (EastEnders).
UK TV Premiere Date Information
Latest/Next UK Season: n/a
Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: 28 December 2013 at 8:00 pm
UK Channel: Sky1
Country of Origin: USA
Additional Airing Notes:
Ray Winstone takes to the high seas in an ambitious family drama as John Meade Falkner’s much-loved 18th-century smuggling adventure.
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Next Season If Renewed: n/a
Status: NOT KNOWN