Crossing Swords follows Patrick, a good hearted peasant who lands a coveted squire position at the royal castle. However his dream job quickly turns into a nightmare when he learns his beloved kingdom is run by a hornet’s nest of horny monarchs, crooks and charlatans.
Episode 1 synopsis: Patrick lands a coveted squire's position at the royal castle, but his dream job becomes a nightmare. Animated fantasy comedy, with the voice of Nicholas Hoult.
Episode 2 synopsis: Patrick is enlisted to carry out an execution aimed at improving King Merriman's sagging poll numbers. Animated fantasy comedy, with the voice of Nicholas Hoult.
The series will air Monday nights from 10pm on ITV2.