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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell 

In an alternate history, during the time of real life Napoleonic Wars, two men of destiny, the gifted recluse Mr. Norrell and daring spellcasting novice Jonathan Strange, use magic to help England.
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Series cast summary:
Bertie Carvel ...  Jonathan Strange 7 episodes, 2015
Eddie Marsan ...  Mr Norrell 7 episodes, 2015
Marc Warren ...  The Gentleman 7 episodes, 2015
Charlotte Riley ...  Arabella 7 episodes, 2015
Alice Englert ...  Lady Pole 7 episodes, 2015
Samuel West ...  Sir Walter Pole 7 episodes, 2015
Enzo Cilenti ...  Childermass 7 episodes, 2015
Paul Kaye ...  Vinculus 7 episodes, 2015
Edward Hogg ...  Segundus 7 episodes, 2015
Ariyon Bakare ...  Stephen Black 7 episodes, 2015
Vincent Franklin ...  Drawlight 7 episodes, 2015
John Heffernan ...  Lascelles 7 episodes, 2015
Brian Pettifer ...  Honeyfoot 7 episodes, 2015
Richard Durden ...  Lord Liverpool 6 episodes, 2015
Robbie O'Neill ...  Lucas 6 episodes, 2015
Freddie Hogan Freddie Hogan ...  Davey 6 episodes, 2015
William Chubb William Chubb ...  Mr Bickerton 4 episodes, 2015
Ronan Vibert ...  Lord Wellington 4 episodes, 2015
Steve Jackson Steve Jackson ...  Jeremy Johns 4 episodes, 2015
Claudia Jessie ...  Mary 4 episodes, 2015
Patricia Winker Patricia Winker ...  Lost Hope Dancer / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Jamie Parker Jamie Parker ...  Grant 3 episodes, 2015
John Phythian John Phythian ...  Mr Gatcombe 3 episodes, 2015
Clive Mantle ...  Dr Greysteel 2 episodes, 2015
John Sessions ...  John Murray 2 episodes, 2015
Lucinda Dryzek ...  Flora Greysteel 2 episodes, 2015
Robert Hands Robert Hands ...  Henry 2 episodes, 2015
Martyn Ellis ...  Foxcastle 2 episodes, 2015
Phoebe Nicholls ...  Mrs Wintertowne 2 episodes, 2015
Mark Edel-Hunt Mark Edel-Hunt ...  De Lancey 2 episodes, 2015
Neil Edmond ...  Shackleton 2 episodes, 2015
Rebecca Saire ...  Mrs Bullworth / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Jason Deline ...  Ned 2 episodes, 2015
Daniel Fearn ...  Carter 2 episodes, 2015
Katy Maw Katy Maw ...  Lady at Party / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Christine Dalby ...  Landlady 2 episodes, 2015
Annie Lovett Annie Lovett ...  Landlady's Daughter 2 episodes, 2015
Glen Mortimer Glen Mortimer ...  Beadle 2 episodes, 2015
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In an alternate history, during the time of real life Napoleonic Wars, two men of destiny, the gifted recluse Mr. Norrell and daring spellcasting novice Jonathan Strange, use magic to help England.

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13 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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It was nominated for four BAFTA awards and recognised by the British Film Institute as one of the top ten most important television programmes of 2015 See more »

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Mr. Charles Dickens, may I introduce to you Mrs. Jane Austin
3 June 2015 | by thejobtimeSee all my reviews

I was mesmerized by, and highly enjoyed, the snarky quality of Strange and Norell. Totally believable characters are developed within the context of an "alternate history" whereby magic, long dormant in England resurfaces in time to the first Napoleonic war. In this way, magic meets becomes tested in the "Sense and Sensibility" of that era.

The dialog and acting lends credibility to what would be unbelievable as we are challenged to think of magic in the gentile society of a previous era.

"This is most frustrating, I am of the opinion that a Gentlemen's dreams are of his own concern!"

"We should do all our power in time of war to make sure that English magic remains respectable."

"Mr. Honeyfoot, to think this house was built with stones from the Raven King himself."

Folks looking for "Harry Potter" won't find anything here, and they will think that Strange and Norrell is just too confusing!


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