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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:
Anna Savva ...  Lugaretzia 21 episodes, 2016-2019
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
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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Heart warming but in a good way
15 December 2017 | by LLgoatJSee all my reviews

This tells the story of a 1930's typical English family moving to Corfu and trying to make a life and living.

Normally I can't stand heart warming fuzzy stuff like this. Period stuff even more. Yet this is nice to watch. They are a nice family and get on most of the time. They occasionally fall out. They don't spend their time trying to get one over each other or others. There is little swearing and sex (no nudity other than the odd bare shoulder). It is just a nice program to watch.

I have never read the books and never would. This though tugs at the heart strings and is generally a nice little program to watch with all the family.


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