The Bible is an American docu-drama television miniseries created and executive produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey which brings the Bible to life, letting the stories unfold through live action and computer-generated imagery and offering new insight into famous scenes and iconic characters.
The series is narrated by Emmy award-winning actor/vocalist Keith David (Mr & Mrs Smith; Platoon; Crash) and features a musical score by the world renowned Grammy and Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer.
Leading the international cast is Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and series' co-executive producer Roma Downey, who plays Mother Mary. Joining her are Portuguese TV star Diogo Morgado as Jesus, as well as an array of acclaimed UK-based actors including Sean Teale (Skins), David Rintoul (The Iron Lady, My Week with Marilyn), Amber Rose Revah (The Borgias), Peter Guinness (an accomplished long time film/theatre actor), Greg Hicks (one of the UK's best-known Shakespearean actors), and Simon Kunz (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Parent Trap, Matchpoint).
From Genesis to Revelation, History illuminates the Bible, re-telling the stories as they unfold and revealing new insights into these iconic characters in context of the Bible.
The series features some of the most famous stories ever written from Noah's Ark and the Exodus to Daniel in the Lion's Den to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.
The Bible series is produced for History by Lightworkers Media and Hearst Entertainment & Syndication. Executive Producers are Mark Burnett, Roma Downey and Richard Bedser. Executive Producers for History are Dirk Hoogstra and Julian P. Hobbs.