Gunpowder Plotters: In Their Own Words

About the Show

Using the written accounts of its perpetrators, this thrilling film shows why The Gunpowder Plot remains one of the world's boldest ever terror conspiracies. Remarkably, the capture and relentless interrogation of eight of the 13 Gunpowder Plotters were all recorded in written accounts made at the time, and means that this docu-drama can use verbatim conversations and reactions to recreate every dramatic step of the two-year plot. Using drama sequences, location filming, the contemporary accounts and interviews with a number of present-day experts, Gunpowder Plotters: In Their Own Words is an immersive and uniquely authentic thriller which has real global significance in the new age of terror which followed from 9/11.