Of Kings and Prophets

Creators: Adam Cooper,  Bill Collage
Actors: Ray WinstoneOlly RixSimone KessellJames FloydHaaz SleimanMaisie Richardson-Sellers, Jeanine MasonMohammad Bakri,  David Walmsley,  Louis TalpeNathaniel Parker

First i will slap you with bad news because that is the kind of guy i am, the show was cancelled after airing two episodes due to low ratings. Despite having produced the first seven episodes which are now lying somewhere gathering dust and low self esteem.
At first i thought baahhhhh a Christian Judaic series based on the old testament and more precisely King David slayer of the giant Goliath? One of the most famous kings of all times with a story that has been used metaphorically and literally for decades even centuries, how could they possibly make it interesting? But they did, Oh yes they did. Seeing young David killing a lion,  and the character Prophet Samuel is eerily scary. He is the depiction of the prophets of old who were not to be trifled with as they had a connection to the Lord himself. He is brutal, speaks with authority of a God who was less tolerant in those days. He was the Lord’s prophet, his word was law.
My favourite scene that i can’t possibly get out of my head is the annointing of David as king of the Israelites. Suffice to say i like a good script beautifully crafted speeches, monologues and even conversations. This series had that.
Well picked  locations and very good acting after episode 2 i would have given it a rating of at least a 7.8/10 despite its IMDb rating of 6.1/10.
Get yourself those two episodes. I promise you they are worth the watch. Blessed Sunday everyone

First i will slap you with bad news because that is the kind of guy i am, the show was cancelled after airing two episodes due to low ratings. Despite having produced the first seven episodes which are now lying somewhere gathering dust and low self esteem, i fell in love with the series and i got so disappointed.
At first i thought baahhhhh…. a Christian-Judaic series based on the old testament and more precisely King David slayer of the giant Goliath? One of the most famous kings of all times with a story that has been used metaphorically and literally used and alluded to for decades even centuries, how could they possibly make it interesting?
But they did.
Oh yes they did

Seeing young David killing a lion,  and the character Prophet Samuel is eerily scary. He is the depiction of the prophets of old who were not to be trifled with as they had a connection to the Lord himself. He is brutal, speaks with authority of a God who was less tolerant in those days. He was the Lord’s prophet, his word was law.
My favourite scene that i can’t possibly get out of my head is the annointing of David as king of the Israelites. Suffice to say i like a good script beautifully crafted speeches, monologues and even conversations. This series had that.
Well picked  locations and very good acting after episode 2 i would have given it a rating of at least a 7.8/10
Get yourself those two episodes. I promise you they are worth the watch. Blessed Sunday everyone

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