The series was preceded in 2003 by a short movie, Dies iræ, with mostly the same cast and concept, which was used to pitch the idea of the series to the network, which at a time was looking to replace another successful short TV series, Caméra Café. However, Kaamelott exceeded Caméra Café’s audience only three weeks after broadcasting started. While the series takes place in the 5th century, it uses kaamelott Livre 1 Texte Intégral PDF language and situations to create a humorous view of the Arthurian legend.
« J’ai toujours voulu faire éditer les scripts bruts. J’ai toujours eu envie d avoir ça dans les mains. »
Pour la première fois, Alexandre Astier propose le texte intégral et original des 100 épisodes du Livre I de Kaamelott et 3 épisodes inédits, réunis en un seul volume.
Il explique sa méthode d’écriture et le rôle vital des dialogues dans la construction des personnages.
Ce livre est un document unique sur la création de l’univers d’une série culte et un outil idéal pour les professionnels du spectacle et de l’éducation.
However, in latter seasons, the mood becomes darker and more dramatic as Arthur’s kingdom begins to disintegrate. After the end of the series in 2009, Astier worked on a film trilogy to conclude the series. Shooting was originally planned for 2014, but production was suspended due to the production company refusing to allocate the rights of Kaamelott to Astier. The episode format for Kaamelott was at first very short. Unaired pilot episodes attempted a six-minute format that was rejected by the television network. Broadcast episodes from season 1 to 4 lasted about three and a half minutes, the same as Caméra Café. These seasons are made up of a hundred of these short episodes, and originally seven such seasons were planned by Astier and M6.