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New Beginnings 

As a result of his journeys, Jack has learned how to fulfill Tom Builder's dream of a cathedral filled with light. Aliena tracks Jack by following the trail of his carvings. Waleran offers ... See full summary »

Writers:

Ken Follett (based on the book by), John Pielmeier (written for television by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ian McShane ... Waleran Bigod
Matthew Macfadyen ... Philip
Eddie Redmayne ... Jack
Hayley Atwell ... Aliena
Sarah Parish ... Regan Hamleigh
Natalia Wörner ... Ellen
Anatole Taubman ... Remigius
John Pielmeier John Pielmeier ... Cuthbert
Robert Bathurst ... Percy Hamleigh
Clive Wood ... King Henry I
Sam Claflin ... Richard
Liam Garrigan ... Alfred
David Oakes ... William Hamleigh
Tony Curran ... Stephen
Donald Sutherland ... Bartholomew
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Storyline

As a result of his journeys, Jack has learned how to fulfill Tom Builder's dream of a cathedral filled with light. Aliena tracks Jack by following the trail of his carvings. Waleran offers Philip a new position, but it means that Philip must always obey Waleran. Kingsbridge becomes prosperous again which infuriates Regan and William, who plan an attack that is met with resistance from Richard, Jack and Philip. Written by Starz Publicity

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Country:

Hungary

Language:

English | French | Latin

Release Date:

27 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary

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Did You Know?

Trivia

During Jack Jackson's visit to his relatives' home in France, he meets a friend of his father Jack Cherbourg. The gray haired friend is Ken Follett, author of the novel Pillars of the Earth. See more »

Goofs

Robert, earl of Gloucester, died on October 31, 1147. King Stephen's eldest son Eustace was born around 1120, so possibly already 27 years at that time and not a boy anymore. See more »

Quotes

Philip: [to Waleran] Satan tempted Christ at his weakest, after 40 days without food or water. I haven't Christ's strength to resist, Eminence, but you... you do not have Satan's cunning. You have taught me, you see. Politics may be a bargain between beggars, but compromise between good and evil is never possible. God's work does not blend with power or greed. Your moral mortar is corrupt. And the walls of your church will crumble, and the roof will fall. And you and everyone who worships with you will ...
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Main Titles - The Pillars Of The Earth
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Written by Trevor Morris
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