This page is for the BBC TV series, for the city see The City of Atlantis.
Atlantis is a BBC fantasy-adventure TV series created and written by Howard Overman. It is executive produced by Johnny Capps, Julian Murphy and Howard Overman for their new production company Urban Myth Films, and is executive produced for BBC Cymru Wales by Bethan Jones  and co-produced with BBC America.
The show has been promoted using a viral marketing campaign, with official accounts on Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook.
The City of Atlantis is a mysterious, ancient place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of palaces so vast it was said they were built by giants.
It’s into this strange, compelling realm that the young Jason arrives and an amazing adventure begins, bringing to life the vast store of Greek myths and legends re-imagined for a new generation in an action packed 13-part series.
- Main article: Cast and Characters
The main cast of Atlantis, in alphabetical order by actor.
- Mark Addy as Hercules
- Jack Donnelly as Jason
- Robert Emms as Pythagoras
- Sarah Parish as Pasiphae
- Jemima Rooper as Medusa
- Juliet Stevenson as the Oracle
- Ken Bones as Melas
- Amy Manson as Medea (Series 2)
- Peter de Jersey as Goran (Series 2)
- Oliver Walker as Heptarian (Series 1)
- Vincent Regan as Dion (Series 2)
- Main article: Series One
Series One consists of 13 episodes, each 45 minutes long.
Filming for the first series began in Wales and Morocco in April. Justin Molotnikov, Alice Troughton, Declan O'Dwyer and Jeremy Webb were all directors for the first series. Howard Overman was head writer.
- Main article: Series Two
A second series was commissioned on the 26th of October 2013. Howard Overman continued as head writer for the series. After the sixth episode of the second series had aired, it was announced that the series would not continue after the end of the second series. 
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 BBC Controller of Drama, Ben Stephenson, sets out his vision for drama on the BBC and announces new commissions, BBC Media Centre, 11th Feb, 2013, last updated 12th Feb 2013 at 09.57.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 BBC America Announces 2013-14 Season Premiere Dates for ATLANTIS, ORPHAN BLACK, RIPPER STREET & More, TV News Desk, tv.broadwayworld.com, 25th July, 2013.
- ↑ BBC announces Doctor Who 3D special, 11th Feb, 2013, last updated at 19:55.
- ↑ Mysterious Messages From Atlantis, Dave Golder, SFX, 24th July, 2013.
- ↑ http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2015-01-24/bbc-sinks-atlantis-after-two-series