Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands–“Too much black leather and straps”?

The Daily Mail has reported on fans’ disappointment in ITV’s new drama, Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands. One hilarious comment maintains that there was “too much black leather and straps” in the show.

Here’s the trailer–you can judge for yourself!

And here’s a link to the first episode.

My feeling is, if even a mediocre tv series might bring people to the original poem, that’s a good thing!

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3383258/What-disappointment-Fans-swarm-Twitter-blast-ITV-s-new-epic-drama-Beowulf-Return-Shieldlands.html#ixzz3wJEJ8OPf

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2 thoughts on “Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands–“Too much black leather and straps”?

  1. Unfortunately this TV drivel won’t bring anybody to the original anglo saxon poem. It’s much more likely to take them to ‘Xena, Warrior Princess’.

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