CW 2-Part Event: “Labyrinth”
“LABYRINTH, Part 1” — Thursday, May 22nd from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
PART ONE OF A TWO-NIGHT HISTORTICAL MINISERIES STARRING JESSICA BROWN-FINDLAY (“DOWNTON ABBEY”) AND JOHN HURT (“DOCTOR WHO”) – In Carcassonne, France, in the year 1209, 17-year-old Alaïs (Jessica Brown-Findlay) is given a mysterious book by her father; a book which he claims contains the secret of the true Grail. Although Alaïs cannot understand the book’s strange words and labyrinth symbols, her father instructs her to protect the book no matter what happens to him. Alaïs realizes that her destiny lies in keeping the secret of the labyrinth safe. Eight centuries later, at an archeological dig in the French Pyrenees, a young volunteer named Alice Tanner (Vanessa Kirby, “The Hour,” “Great Expectations”) discovers two skeletons in a forgotten cave. Puzzled by the labyrinth symbol carved into the rock, she realizes she’s disturbed something that was meant to remain hidden. Somehow, a link to a horrific past – Alice’s own past – has been revealed
“LABYRINTH, Part 2” — Friday, May 23rd from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
PART TWO OF TWO-NIGHT HISTORICAL MINISERIES – As Alaïs and Alice’s lives continue to be intertwined, but separated by time, they still are united in a common destiny to unfold, both ancient and modern-day conspiracies revolving around three hidden books – The Book of Words, The Book of Potions and The Book of Numbers. Together, these tomes hold the secret of the true Grail, which dates back to the Ancient Egyptian era many years before Christ. Alaïs and those closest to her must battle to protect the secret and can trust no one. Meanwhile, back in the present day, Alice faces a race against time to put together the curiously familiar pieces of a jigsaw puzzle representing her long-buried history.