Good Omens begins its run on terrestrial TV in the UK tonight when Episode One premieres on BBC Two from 9pm.
David Tennant stars as fast-living demon Crowley opposite Michael Sheen as fussy angel Aziraphale in the six-part series which was adapted from the well-loved and internationally bestselling comic fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. It was produced by Neil Gaiman and directed by Douglas Mackinnon. The series also stars Jon Hamm, Miranda Richardson, Adria Arjona, Jack Whitehall, Nina Sosanya, Michael McKean and Josie Lawrence.
Episode 1: In The Beginning
Aziraphale and Crowley, representatives of Heaven and Hell respectively, are enjoying their cosy, comfortable lives on Earth but their comfortable existence of sushi restaurants and vintage Châteauneuf-du-Pape is disrupted when Crowley is summoned by two demons, Hastur and Ligur, and presented with a newborn baby, the son of Satan, the Antichrist.
Following the birth, Armageddon now has a date - the child’s 11th birthday - when the armies of Heaven and Hell line up against each other and the final judgement will descend upon the human species. Aziraphale and Crowley vow to collaborate to ensure the boy never comes into his powers which, they believe, would postpone the end of the world.
However, when the predicted day arrives, the celestial duo realise to their horror that they have been focusing their attention on the wrong child: they have mislaid the Antichrist.
Meanwhile in Lower Tadfield, a small Oxfordshire village, Adam Young, the perfectly normal son of typical English parents, has just turned 11...
Plans to broadcast Good Omens on TV outside the UK have not yet been announced. If you live outside the UK, don't forget that Good Omens is still streaming worldwide on Amazon Prime Video. It is also available to order on DVD and Blu-ray with extras that include commentaries and deleted scenes.