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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
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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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Based on the novel by Susanna Clarke. See more »

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Unique and Enthralling
10 July 2015 | by fatfil-414-451797See all my reviews

It is very difficult to sum up of even describe Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell without it sounding lame, which it most certainly isn't. I was unsure what to expect from the title and few screen shots I had seen. There was no promotion for it at all in Australia, as it has yet to be screened here on terrestrial TV. I wasn't sure whether to expect a comedy, a drama, or fantasy. In the end I got all three in some measure, and more. Set in the early 1800's, magic is known of, but rarely practiced in England, that is until a long time practitioner Mr Norrell arrives on the scene to try and bring credibility to real magic. Jonathan strange emerges around the same time, as a newly fledged Magician, and the two inevitably meet. I'll give away no more of the story, but it is written in such away that makes the occurrence of actual magic in the early 19th century believable, as it is accepted as fact by the general public. The weaving of the story with historical events and excellent acting throughout just sucks in those viewers who are willing to suspend their belief and enjoy the ride. Highly recommended, but you have to accept the premise to fully enjoy.


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