England is on the brink of a devastating war with France that will last over a hundred years, and The Bubonic Plague, which will wipe out a third of Europe’s population before it is done, is spreading. Caris (Riley), a visionary young woman, struggles to rise above the suffering and oppression in order to lead her people out of the Dark Ages. With her lover, Merthin (Tom Weston-Jones), she builds a community in Kingsbridge that stands up to the church and the crown. Together, they unearth a dangerous secret and must fight to save their town from ruin, ultimately ushering in a new era of freedom, innovation and enlightenment.
Based on the novel by Ken Follett, WORLD WITHOUT END was directed by Michael Caton-Jones from a script by John Pielmeier. Rola Bauer, David W. Zucker, Tim Halkin, Jonas Bauer, John Weber, Ridley Scott and Tony Scott served as executive producers.
Special features includes a behind-the-scenes featurette, “The Making of Ken Follett’s World Without End,” providing a look at the making of the film.
The miniseries has a running time of 373 mins on DVD and 389 mins on Blu-ray and is rated 15.