England in the years 1337 to 1361 . . . The momentous events of the English Middle Ages affect the lives of the inhabitants of Kingsbridge.
Here, nearly 200 years ago, Prior Phillip oversaw the building of the imposing cathedral called "The Pillars of the Earth". Now, farmers, wool merchants, and builders-the players-strive for wealth and prestige.
In the process, they encounter numerous and diverse characters from Ken Follett's acclaimed novel. The rivalry between the priory and the city merchants colors the turbulent events of the time. â€¦