With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange. So begins a dangerous battle between two great minds.
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 Jonathan Strange (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Mr Norrell (7 episodes, 2015)
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 The Gentleman (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Arabella (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Lady Pole (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Sir Walter Pole (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Childermass (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Vinculus (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Segundus (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Stephen Black (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Drawlight (7 episodes, 2015)
John Heffernan ...
 Lascelles (7 episodes, 2015)
Brian Pettifer ...
 Honeyfoot (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Lord Liverpool (6 episodes, 2015)
Robbie O'Neill ...
 Lucas (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Davey (6 episodes, 2015)
William Chubb ...
 Mr Bickerton (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Lord Wellington (4 episodes, 2015)
Steve Jackson ...
 Jeremy Johns (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Mary (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Grant (3 episodes, 2015)
John Phythian ...
 Mr Gatcombe (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Dr Greysteel (2 episodes, 2015)
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 John Murray (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Flora Greysteel (2 episodes, 2015)
Robert Hands ...
 Henry (2 episodes, 2015)
Martyn Ellis ...
 Foxcastle (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Mrs Wintertowne (2 episodes, 2015)
Mark Edel-Hunt ...
 De Lancey (2 episodes, 2015)
Neil Edmond ...
 Shackleton (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Mrs Bullworth / ... (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Ned (2 episodes, 2015)
Daniel Fearn ...
 Carter (2 episodes, 2015)
Katy Maw ...
 Lady at Party / ... (2 episodes, 2015)
Christine Dalby ...
 Landlady (2 episodes, 2015)
Annie Lovett ...
 Landlady's Daughter (2 episodes, 2015)
Glen Mortimer ...
 Beadle (2 episodes, 2015)
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With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange. So begins a dangerous battle between two great minds.

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The character named as "The Gentleman" in the TV series was named slightly more fully in the original novel as "The Gentleman with Thistledown Hair". See more »

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Outstanding, wonderful piece of work
8 June 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is set in the early 1800s, in a universe where historical events somewhat match our own but with the added dimension of magic, real magic which once ran rampant in ancient England. The only problem in the 19th century English magic is very much dead, that is until Mr Norrell appears.

This kind of fantasy is a fusion old folk tales such as the Grim brothers or fairy folklore set in a beautiful period drama, I love it.

If you cannot grasp this concept perhaps the fantastical isn't for you and it pains me to see people calling it an adult Harry Potter (not that I have anything against HP), as it shows what an utter lack of understanding and knowledge some viewers have. I have rarely ever come across an adapted show or film that captured so much of the original book and carried out with such care to detail and casting. The actors are are all outstanding, the storyline slowly reels you in and it looks beautiful too. I cannot praise this show enough.


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