Author Archives: Janina Arndt

The Sound of Silence: Final Review of BBC’s Gunpowder

It is Catesby’s legacy that ultimately breaks his heart. As the death of people around him enter his hollow eyes, he fires a final gunshot. To avenge them? To vent his anger and hatred? Or to add a last statement to the outcry of the Plotters’ defeat? In the end, Catesby seems stripped bare of […]

BBC Gunpowder Review

Remember, remember…BBC Gunpowder faithfully frames history with suspense, and is shockingly relevant to our time.