Sky1’s new drama series Jamestown, which charts the lives of British settlers in America in the seventeenth century, will premiere on Friday May 5th at 9pm.

The eight-part series was made by the creators of Downton Abbey and composed by John Lunn. It stars Naomi Battrick (Crossing Lines, Stonemouth), Sophie Rundle (Brief Encounters, Peaky Blinders), Niamh Walsh (Jekyll & Hyde, Holby City), Raoul Trujillo (Neverland, Da Vinci’s Demons). Kalani Queypo (The Royal Tenebaums, Saints & Strangers) and Roseanne Supernault (Blackstone, The Drive).