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The Pillars of the Earth is a sweeping epic of good and evil, treachery and intrigue, violence and beauty. Set in the 12th century against the backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tear lives and families apart, the story revolves around the building of a cathedral in the market town of Kingsbridge over 50 years.

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The Pillars of the Earth
Genre: historical drama
Show Type: live action, color
Runtime Format: one hour
Current Status: ended
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 8
Broadcast Run: 2010
Starring: Ian McShane
Rufus Sewell
Matthew Macfadyen
Eddie Redmayne
Hayley Atwell
Sarah Parish
Natalia Wörner
Anatole Taubman
John Pielmeier
Robert Bathurst
Clive Wood
Sam Claflin
Liam Garrigan
David Oakes
Götz Otto
Tony Curran
Donald Sutherland
Alison Pill
Gordon Pinsent
Written For Television By: John Pielmeier
Based on the Book By: Ken Follett
Broadcast Network: Starz
Production Company: Tandem Communications
Muse Entertainment
Scott Free Productions
Country of Origin: Canada
Official Website: The Pillars of the Earth
See Also: World Without End (2012)
IMDb: The Pillars of the Earth