The Wheel of Time experience at London’s MCM Comic Con will be available from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th October, visitors to The Wheel of Time experience at London’s MCM will be greeted (virtually) by the cast of the new Amazon Original Series, before sitting down to view never-before-seen scenes from the first episode. Visitors will also be invited to immerse themselves into the world of The Wheel of Time through a two greenscreen experience.

The Wheel of Time is one of the most popular and enduring fantasy series of all time, with more than 90 million books sold. Set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain women are allowed to access it, the story follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organisation called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.   

Based on Robert Jordan’s best-selling fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time was adapted for television by executive producer/showrunner Rafe JudkinsLarry Mondragon and Rick Selvage of iwot productions, Mike Weber and Ted Field of Radar Pictures, Darren LemkeMarigo Kehoe, and Uta Briesewitz will also serve as executive producers, with Briesewitz set to direct the first two episodes. Rosamund Pike will serve as producer and Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson as consulting producers. The Wheel of Time is co-produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television.

The first three episodes of The Wheel of Time will premiere Friday 19th November on Prime Video, with new episodes available each Friday following, leading up to the season finale on 24thDecember. 

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Cast Biographies

CEARA COVENEY

Ceara Coveney is a British actor who has landed a lead role in the second season of Amazon’s The Wheel of Time.Coveney graduated from the University of Northampton where she studied Acting.

Her short film credits include 2020’s Dadand 2019 thriller The Amazing World of Emma.She is represented by Insight Management & Production and Anonymous Content.

Portrait photo of Meera Syal by Simon Annand

MEERA SYAL

Critically acclaimed stage, film and multi-Emmy Award-winning British comedian/actress Meera Syal was born in Wolverhampton, England. A writer and actor, Syalbegan her multifaceted career in theatre with roles spanning renowned productions, including the Royal Shakespeare Company’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” David Hares “Behind The Beautiful Forevers,” (NT) Kenneth Branagh’s production of “Romeo and Juliet,” (Garrick Theatre) and Jeremy Herrin’s West End transfer of “Noises Off.” She also starred as Shirley in “Shirley Valentine” (Menier Chocolate Factory and Trafalgar Studios West End), receiving the Whats On Stage Award for Best Actress.

Her television credits as a writer/performer, include the multi award-winning comedy series “Goodness Gracious Me” and “The Kumars at Number 42,” for which she received a BAFTA nomination. Her additional television credits include “The Split, “Broadchurch,”“Back To Life”to name a few. She can also be seen in the upcoming new Amazon series, “The Devil’s Hour” and in the new series of Sky’s “Code 404”.She will also lead the new Apple anthology series “Roar” –out next year.Her film credits include “Yesterday,” “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” “Paddington 2,” ,”Doctor Strange,” “Beautiful Thing,” “Absolutely Anything,” , Disney’s upcoming movie “SPIN” and in forthcoming indie movie “The Almond and the Seahorse”.

Syal’s first novel, Anita And Me, won the Betty Trask Award and is on the national school’s curriculum. She has written two other critically acclaimed novels, Life Isn’t All Ha Ha Hee Hee and The House Of Hidden Mothers. Her credits as a screenwriter include the popular films “Bhaji On The Beach,” “Anita And Me” and “My Sister Wife,” for which she won two Asian Film Awards (AFA), for her screenplay and performance.

Photo Credit: Simon Annand

NATASHA O’KEEFFE

Natasha is perhaps best known for her role as ‘Lizzy Shelby’ in the BBC’s smash hit series PeakyBlinders. Her previous work includes ‘Abby’ in the award-winning Channel 4 drama Misfits, Sherlock for the BBC and Temple for Sky opposite Mark Strong, to name but a few.

You can currently watch Natasha as “Dr.Emma Grieves”in new Sky series Intergalactic alongside Eleanor Tomlinson and Parminder Nagra.