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The Durrells in Corfu 

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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... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Keeley Hawes ...  Louisa Durrell 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Josh O'Connor ...  Lawrence Durrell 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Milo Parker ...  Gerald Durrell 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Daisy Waterstone ...  Margo Durrell 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Callum Woodhouse ...  Leslie Durrell 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Alexis Georgoulis ...  Spiros Halikiopoulos 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Yorgos Karamihos ...  Theo Stephanides / ... 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Anna Savva ...  Lugaretzia 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Lucy Black Lucy Black ...  Florence Petridis 16 episodes, 2016-2018
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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English | Greek

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16 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Corfu, Greece

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Many of the background performers were recruited locally as production on the island started up for each series. Regular visitors to the island often recognize staff from hotels, bars and restaurants in minor roles. Of those cast as boat crew in the port scenes, several have been recognized as genuine crew from the inter-island ferries and pleasure cruises that operate out of Corfu harbor. See more »

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Charming and funny
24 May 2017 | by davidscott-02140See all my reviews

While I have some empathy to other reviewers who are disappointed this series strays from the original source materials of Gerald Durrell, I have no such concerns. I haven't read any of them. Instead, I see this as a charming, sun baked, Mediterranean-blue inspired bit of froth. The family is suitably wacky, the scenery is stunning and the script is full of good fun. Opa!


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