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The Durrells in Corfu 

The Durrells (original title)
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Based on the real-life events of the Durrell family as they resettle from England to Greece.
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Keeley Hawes ...  Louisa Durrell 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Josh O'Connor ...  Lawrence Durrell 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Milo Parker ...  Gerald Durrell 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Daisy Waterstone ...  Margo Durrell 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Callum Woodhouse ...  Leslie Durrell 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Alexis Georgoulis ...  Spiros Halikiopoulos 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Yorgos Karamihos ...  Theo Stephanides / ... 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Anna Savva ...  Lugaretzia 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Lucy Black Lucy Black ...  Florence Petridis / ... 21 episodes, 2016-2019
Ulric von der Esch ...  Sven 11 episodes, 2016-2019
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Set in 1935 when the Englishwoman Louisa Durrell, whose life had fallen apart, decided to move from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu. Her husband had died some years earlier and she has financial problems, when she suddenly announces that she and her four children will move to the island and a Homeric battle ensues as the family adapt to life on the island, especially when they discover that Corfu does not even have electricity at that time. But it is cheap, an earthly paradise and the Durrell family make the big step that will change their lives. Written by Vidas

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Writer Gerald Durrell went to Colfe's School in Greenwich, south-east London. See more »

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Lovely, Quirky Show
20 November 2016 | by aggie-84523See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this first season and am baffled by the bad reviews. A few people actually seem angry. This is a very charming show set in 1935 about a family who move to Corfu from England. A widowed mother with four children, all trying to grow up and find their way not only in new culture but as teenagers discovering themselves. The youngest, Gerry, is a love with his big heart for all kinds of animals, as he tries to rescue, home them, love them and learn from them. It's really a shame that some reviewers find him self centered for he is the least self centered of all the children. The island is beautiful, the characters (including the wonderful Leslie Caron) are quirky and real all at the same time. All of life comes to play in this series. I plan to watch it again and hope for a second season. It's an adventure of life, family, evolving, friendship, love and nature. A bonus for me that Gerry loves the animals and how he tends to them with so much love.


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UK

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English | Greek

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16 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Corfu, Greece

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