Which actors play the roles of Jason, Hercules and Pythagoras in the BBC TV series Atlantis?
The part of Jason is played by Jack Donnelly, Mark Addy plays a rather physically weak Hercules and ‘the triangle guy’ Pythagoras is portrayed by Robert Emms.
Other key characters include the Oracle who’s played by actress Juliet Stevenson and Aiysha Hart as Ariadne, the young woman and daughter of King Minos, who appears to have taken a fancy to the shows hero, Jason.
Here is the Atlantis cast list for the dramas main, recurring characters:
Jason – Jack Donnelly. Prior to landing this lead role, Donnelly was most famous for playing Jason Winkler in Nickelodeon’s House of Anubis.
Hercules – Mark Addy. The man who provides Atlantis’ light touches of comic relief, also played King Robert Baratheon in Game of Thrones.
Pythagoras – Robert Emms. Before becoming the triangle guy, Emms appeared in a number of British television series, plus films such as War Horse and Kick-Ass 2.
The Oracle – Juliet Stevenson. Seen as the shows highest profile cast member, Stevenson in a veteran of both stage and screen. In 1992 she won the Best Actress Olivier Award for her portrayal of Paulina in the play Death and the Maiden.
Ariadne – Aiysha Hart. The part of Ariadne is probably the biggest role to date for this young actress of English and Saudi Arabian heritage.
King Minos – Alexander Siddig. Alexander who was born in Sudan, previously appeared in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine series as Dr. Julian Bashir.
Pasiphaë – Sarah Parish. This English actress also starred as Lady Catrina in the fellow BBC show, Merlin.
The fantasy drama series Atlantis is currently being broadcast in the UK on BBC One and BBC One HD, with earlier episodes available to watch online via BBC iPlayer.