|Aired from||28th September 2013 - 28th December 2013|
|Finale||Touched by the Gods Part 2|
|Cast||Mark Addy as Hercules|
Series One of Atlantis launched on Saturday nights in Autumn 2013 on BBC One, taking the slot previously held by Merlin. It premièred on BBC One on 28th September, 2013. The US première was on 23rd November 2013, on BBC America .
It consisted of 13 episodes, each 45 minutes long with episodes as shown on BBC America being an hour long, due to advertising breaks.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
After searching in a small submarine for the wreckage of his lost father's boat, Jason wakes up in Atlantis. Atlantis is the ancient lost city of legend and he meets people he has read about in myths and history.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Cast and Characters
The main cast of Atlantis, in alphabetical order by actor.
- Mark Addy as Hercules
- Jack Donnelly as Jason
- Robert Emms as Pythagoras
- Sarah Parish as Pasiphae
- Jemima Rooper as Medusa
- Juliet Stevenson as the Oracle
- Aiysha Hart as Ariadne
Recurring[edit | edit source]
- King Minos - Alexander Siddig
- Heptarian - Oliver Walker
- Ramos - Joe Dixon
- Circe - Lucy Cohu
- Melas - Ken Bones
- Korinna - Hannah Arterton
- Cyrus - Ciaran Griffiths
Episodes[edit | edit source]
|#||Image||Title||Writer||Director||Broadcast Date||Viewer Rating|
|1||The Earth Bull||Howard Overman||Justin Molotnikov||28th September 2013||7.36|
|2||A Girl By Any Other Name||Howard Overman||Justin Molotnikov||5th October 2013||6.37|
|3||A Boy of No Consequence||Howard Overman||Justin Molotnikov||12th October 2013||6.24|
|4||Twist of Fate||Richard McBrien||Alice Troughton||19th October 2013||6.08|
|5||White Lies||Howard Overman||Alice Troughton||26th October 2013||5.61|
|6||The Song of the Sirens||Lucy Watkins||Declan O'Dwyer||2nd November 2013||5.89|
|7||The Rules of Engagement||Richard McBrien||Declan O'Dwyer||9th November 2013||5.52|
|8||The Furies||Julian Jones||Alice Troughton||16th November 2013||5.43|
|9||Pandora's Box||Howard Overman||Declan O'Dwyer||30th November 2013||5.26|
|10||The Price of Hope||Howard Overman||Alice Troughton||7th December 2013||5.27|
|11||Hunger Pangs||Julian Jones||Alice Troughton||14th December 2013||5.34|
|12||Touched by the Gods Part 1||Howard Overman||Jeremy Webb||21st December 2013||6.36|
|13||Touched by the Gods Part 2||Howard Overman||Jeremy Webb||28th December 2013||4.87|
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References[edit | edit source]
- BBC Controller of Drama, Ben Stephenson, sets out his vision for drama on the BBC and announces new commissions, BBC Media Centre, 11th Feb, 2013, last updated 12th Feb 2013 at 09.57.
- BBC announces Doctor Who 3D special, 11th Feb, 2013, last updated at 19:55.
- BBC America Announces 2013-14 Season Premiere Dates for ATLANTIS, ORPHAN BLACK, RIPPER STREET & More, TV News Desk, tv.broadwayworld.com, 25th July, 2013.
- BBC One’s ‘Atlantis’, ITV’s ‘Breathless’ & Sky1′s ‘The Smoke’ Book Guest Stars, Patrick Munn, tvwise, 8th May, 2013, 07:55 pm UTC.
- 'Atlantis': First poster for BBC's new 'Merlin' replacement, Alex Fletcher, Digital Spy, 9th August, 2013.
- BBC One Releases An Atlantis Teaser Promo, Craig Byrne, KSiteTV News, 16th August, 2013.