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New Worlds TV Series Cast List – Season 1

Set during the Restoration period, New Worlds is a historical television drama series created and written by Peter Flannery and Martine Brant, and directed by Charles Martin. The 4-part series premiered in the UK on Channel 4 on April 1, 2014.

Cast List: Actor – Character

Alice Englert (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) as Hope Russell

Joe Dempsie (Game of Thrones) as Ned Hawkins

Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey) as Abe Goffe

Freya Mavor (Skins) as Beth Fanshawe

Eve Best as Angelica Fanshawe

James Cosmo as William Goffe

Sean Baker as Pastor Russell

Pip Carter as Judge Jeffreys

Jeremy Northam as King Charles II

Tom Beard as Lord Howard

Martin Chamberlain as Lord Chancellor

Patrick Malahide as John Francis

Stanley Townsend as Colonel Blood

James McArdle as Will Blood

Michael McElhatton as John Hawkins

Amy Marston as Martha Hawkins

Phil Cheadle as Ralph

Morfydd Clark as Amelia

Holli Dempsey as Agnes

Sarah Finigan as Abigail

Michael Fox as Luke

Paul Hamilton as Zachariah

Niall Hayes as Benjamin

Hugh Holman as Scrivener

Morgan Jones as Timothy

Bill Fellows as Busby

Billy Howle as Joseph

Joe Layton as Samuel

Michael Maloney as Hardwick

Andrew Woodall as Shaftesbury

Tom Payne as Monmouth

Guy Henry as Randolph

Miranda Stewart as Barbara

Joseph Atlin as Latham

Charles Daish as John Wildman

Alex Meraz as Masca

Julian Seager as Militia

Gemma Tucker as Ruth Cresswell

Geoffrey Streatfield as Henry Cresswell

Elliot Reeve as Caleb Cresswell

Soudabeh Neeya as Nolka

Emma Noakes as Prudence

Rupert Holliday as Thomas

Donald Sumpter as Sidney

Jake Swift as Seth

Ralph Ineson as Stackpole

Samuel James as James

Ged Simmons as Roger

Freddie Stewart as Robert

Malcolm Storry as Adam

Episode List (Possible Spoiler Alert)

Episode 1: Show trials, torture and summary executions are all rife in England as King Charles II betrays his promise of tolerance and reverts to tyranny.

Episode 2: Tensions rise on both sides of the Atlantic. In Massachusetts, Ned’s father, John, dispatches him to England to avoid the King’s agents.

Episode 3: Beth’s journey to begin a new life comes to an abrupt end when her ship gets wrecked on the shores of Massachusetts. Returning to Boston, Ned is dismayed to find Hope stuck in a loveless marriage.

Episode 4: Ned returns to tell Hope he wants them to be together and Abe escapes from his Oxford jail cell. Ned and Hope then lead a group of young Bostonians in their fight for an independent America.