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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 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Josh O'Connor ...  Lawrence Durrell 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Milo Parker ...  Gerald Durrell 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Daisy Waterstone ...  Margo Durrell 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Callum Woodhouse ...  Leslie Durrell 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Alexis Georgoulis ...  Spiros Halikiopoulos 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Yorgos Karamihos ...  Theo Stephanides / ... 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Anna Savva ...  Lugaretzia 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Lucy Black Lucy Black ...  Florence Petridis 19 episodes, 2016-2019
Ulric von der Esch ...  Sven 10 episodes, 2016-2018
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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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UK

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English | Greek

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16 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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The Durrells in Corfu See more »

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Corfu, Greece

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On Friday, 18th May 2018 ITV announced that they had commissioned a fourth series of The Durrells, with location filming on the island of Corfu scheduled for later the same year, for broadcast in 2019. The show has been a significant ratings success for the British commercial broadcaster. ITV later confirmed that the fourth series would be the final series of the show. See more »

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11 April 2016 | by bayleyrwSee all my reviews

Totally against the grain of the other reviews here I love this. I haven't read the book since school so basically I have forgotten it. That gives me the advantage of watching this as an original work (not an adaptation). And I love it, I love the characters, the actors, the direction and the cinematography. Overall it is just charming, crammed full of dry wit and it's a bit of a page turner as I can't wait for the next episode. Margo's besotted face is a delight, Leslie's imperialist stomping around with guns and suitable opaque wit is a hoot, Larry's fey artist trip just sucks you in and gets you ready for the 'Quartet', Mrs Durrell is like a real Mary Poppins and Gerry (well he, sacrilegiously, is the weak link for me, I don't really care about the animals). I usually hate this kind of family thing but with this I am a convert. So if you are not a stickler for adaptation fidelity and you want a smile on your face for an hour a week then watch this.


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