Gunpowder: Guy Fawkes TV drama's violence sparks complaints

A BBC drama about the gunpowder plot has drawn criticism for its violence.

One viewer labelled an execution scene in Gunpowder “grotesque and completely unnecessary”, while another called it “one of the most painful things I’ve ever witnessed on TV”.

The drama, starring Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, tells of the 1605 plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

The BBC said said the offending

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