Knightfall: The Official Podcast

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Recent Episodes

10: Do You See the Blue? (w/ Padraic Delaney, Simon Merrells, Ed Stoppard and Olivia Ross)

  • 10 months ago

In the final episode of the first season of the Knightfall podcast, historian Dan Jones talks to Padraic Delaney (Gawain), Simon Merrells (Tancrede), Ed Stoppard (King Philip IV) and Olivia Ross (Queen Joan) about the amazing season finale, the journey their characters have been on and what they would most love to see happen in the dark and dangerous world of Knightfall in the future. Dan also reveals more about the real-world inspiration for the Red Knights and what the Holy Grail might reveal. Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Padraic Delaney, Simon Merrells, Ed Stoppard and Olivia Ross Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by Susannah Lawrence Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

9: Fiat! (w/ Simon Merrells and Lourdes Faberes)

  • 10 months ago

Historian and Templar expert Dan Jones speaks to Simon Merrells (Tancrede) and Lourdes Faberes (Altani) about the Templar Knight's fight with the returning Mongol assassin, and the dangers that came with it. Dan also reveals what excommunication would have looked like in the 14th Century and the what was in the real Templar Rule. Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Simon Merrells and Lourdes Faberes Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by Susannah Lawrence Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

7: And Certainly Not the Cripple (w/ Douglas Mackinnon, Ed Stoppard and Bobby Schofield)

  • 11 months ago

Dan Jones talks to director and executive producer Douglas Mackinnon about building the visual world of Knightfall and including a few hidden surprises, while actor Bobby Schofield reveals his character Parsifal’s arc within the series. Ed Stoppard also makes another appearance to talk through the effects of non-alcoholic beer and the King getting into a pub brawl. Yep, you heard that right. Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Douglas Mackinnon, Ed Stoppard and Bobby Schofield Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by Susannah Lawrence and James Collopy Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

6: The Pilgrimage of Chains (w/ Tom Cullen and Simon Merrells)

  • 11 months ago

Tom Cullen and Simon Merrells reveal all the beatings, batterings, and precarious toes-on-the-rock nastiness as Dan Jones explores torture in this Knightfall podcast episode. We’ll find out how physically grueling and emotionally draining it was to film the grisly scenes, including how much of that blood on Tancrede’s face was Simon Merrells’ own. Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Tom Cullen and Simon Merrells Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by Susannah Lawrence and James Collopy Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

5: Hard Blows Will Banish the Sin (w/ Lourdes Faberes and Dominic Minghella)

  • 12 months ago

Lourdes Faberes talks to Dan Jones about playing new Knightfall character Altani, a shadowy Mongol assassin with a rich history, after showrunner Dominic Minghella explains how TV writers juggle fiction alongside fact when trying to tell a historical story. Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Lourdes Faberes and Dominic Minghella Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by Susannah Lawrence and James Collopy Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

4: He Who Discovers His Own Self, Discovers God (w/ Tom Cullen, Simon Merrells, Padraic Delaney and Dominic Minghella)

  • 12 months ago

We’re on the hunt for the Holy Grail in this episode as Dan Jones talks to Tom Cullen, Simon Merrells, Padraic Delaney and Dominic Minghella about the small, mythical cup that’s sending everyone in Knightfall hog wild. Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Tom Cullen, Simon Merrells, Padraic Delaney and Dominic Minghella Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by Susannah Lawrence and James Collopy Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

3: The Black Wolf and the White Wolf (w/ Olivia Ross and Ed Stoppard)

  • 12 months ago

Dan Jones talks to Olivia Ross and Ed Stoppard about portraying the two ruling French monarchs within Knightfall. We hear how they brought their characters to life on the screen and touch on one or two things you may not have known about them - the characters, not the actors that is. Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Olivia Ross and Ed Stoppard Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by James Collopy and Susannah Lawrence Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

2: Find Us The Grail (w/ Tom Cullen, Simon Merrells and Padraic Delaney)

  • 12 months ago

Author, broadcaster and historical consultant to Knightfall, Dan Jones calls up the three main knights Tom Cullen (Landry), Simon Merrells (Tancrede) and Padraic Delaney (Gawain) to talk about how they prepared for their roles as some of the greatest warriors in history. Meanwhile, Dan reveals what it was like to be a medieval Templar Knight. Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Tom Cullen, Simon Merrells and Padraic Delaney Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by James Collopy and Susannah Lawrence Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

1: You'd Know What To Do (w/ Tom Cullen, Dominic Minghella and Richard Rayner)

  • about 1 year ago

Writer, broadcaster and historical consultant to Knightfall, Dan Jones speaks to leading actor Tom Cullen (Landry), showrunner Dominic Minghella, and writer and co-creator Richard Rayner. We hear why they wanted to make a show about the Knights Templar, and more specifically why this particular period in their history. We’ll also hear about filming the epic siege of Acre and how the production was nearly shut down before they’d even got going… Presented by Dan Jones Featuring Tom Cullen, Dominic Minghella and Richard Rayner Produced by Sam Pearson Edited by James Collopy and Susannah Lawrence Music by Oswin Mackintosh and James Michael Dooley

Teaser

  • about 1 year ago

Join author, broadcaster and historical consultant Dan Jones for a closer look HISTORY's newest drama series, KNIGHTFALL, premiering December 6th at 10/9c.

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