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Britannia

Britannia

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  • Premiered: 
    January 18, 2018
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  • Network: Sky Atlantic
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Period
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Plot Synopsis

Set in 43AD, BRITANNIA is a scripted drama series that follows the Roman army as they return to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land led by warrior women and powerful Druids who claim to channel the powerful forces of the underworld. The mysterious and tumultuous land of Britannia was occupied by many warring tribes, but all tribal disputes were sidetracked with the arrival of General Aulus Plautius leading his army of Roman invaders, forcing Celtic rivals Kerra and Antedia to face the oncoming invasion that seeks to dismantle the Celtic Resistance. The invasion is only foreseen by rogue Druid Divis, where on his secret mission to overthrow the Romans, he finds an unlikely ally in a young Celt girl, Cait. King Pellenor is convinced his people can destroy the Romans using force, but Kerra seeks an alternative approach. Cait struggles to connect with Divis, and soon finds she is left to fend for herself. An attempted mutiny goes wrong. General Aulus finds an ally in the Cantii's longstanding enemy and then seeks answers from an unexpected source. General Aulus returns from his visit to the Underworld. Pellenor is furious to learn of Kerra's secret visit to the Romans. Divis persuades two Romans to get him into the enemy camp. Armed with the knowledge of her father's survival, Cait reunites with Divis to provoke a change in plans. BRITANNIA had its U.S. premiere on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as Amazon released the entire nine-episode first season. Eighteen months later, BRITANNIA made is U.S. linear television premiere on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 9pm ET/PT on EPIX.
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Season 2 of BRITANNIA had its U.S. premiere on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 9pm ET/PT on EPIX and earlier in the day on Amazon Prime. Rome may have arrived, but Britannia isn't about to start acting civilized. Two years on from his invasion of Britannia, with the help of Celt Queen Amena, General Aulus is busy Romanising willing Celt tribes and crushing those who try to resist. The Dead Man sends Hella on a mission. Phelan's new life comes crashing down and Rork's suspicions about Veran lead him into a duel.

BRITANNIA has been renewed for a third season, set for its world debut in the UK in 2021.

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