There were hopes that Beowulf would be British television's Game of Thrones. That didn't happen, but this season - the first and last - is worth seeing for the timeless themes and the stellar cast. Based on the old epic poem, the tale has been given new characters and storylines. With Kieran Bew (Alien vs. Predator) as the Dark Ages warrior, William Hurt (A History of Violence), Ed Speelers (Wolf Hall), and Joanne Whalley (The Borgias). 12 episodes, 13 hrs, 4 DVDs or Blu-ray discs, SDH.
13 episodes are included in this collection.
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 780 minutes
Number of discs: 4
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: Stereo
Kieran Bew, Joanne Whalley, Ed Speleers, Laura Donnelly, Gísli örn Gardarsson, Jack Rowan, Elliot Cowan, Edward Hogg, Ellora Torchia, Lolita Chakrabarti, Jacob Moller-Andersen, Alan Billingham, Holly Early, Lee Boardman, Susan Aderin, Sarah MacRae, William Hurt, Ian Puleston-Davies, Liam Ainsworth
"Plenty of action to be had" - Digital Spy
"Impressive" - San Francisco Gate