Based on naturalist Gerald Durrell’s much-loved trilogy of novels, The Durrells in Corfu sees impoverished but sparky widow Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes, MI-5) make the radical decision to leave 1930s England to seek out a new destiny for her family.
It is the 1930s and beleaguered mother Louisa Durrell uproots her four unruly children to build a new life in the sun-drenched island of Corfu. With money worries a constant threat, will the family survive in this untamed paradise?
2. Episode 2
October 22, 2016
As the family settles into island life, money problems remain a worry. Spiro delivers some good news from a surprising source. When Larry falls dangerously ill, will the basic medical skills of Theo and neighbor Sven be enough to save him?
3. Episode 3
October 29, 2016
Margo has a chance encounter with an exotic recluse that hints where her real talent lies. Louisa has her doubts about Corfu, after Gerry befriends the mysterious Kosti, and Leslie discovers that alcohol and Corfiot bars can end in trouble.
4. Episode 4
November 5, 2016
When Gerry turns his bedroom into a Center for Scientific Learning for animals, and Margo’s head is turned by an attractive gardener at the Villa. Leslie is accused of armed robbery, and Louisa resorts to desperate measures to help her son.
5. Episode 5
November 12, 2016
In the face of visiting Aunt Hermione’s very vocal criticism of the entire family, will Louisa crumble, or will a surprise offer from Sven embolden her? Love is in the air, especially with the surprise arrival of Larry’s girlfriend, Nancy.
6. Episode 6
November 19, 2016
Everything looks beautiful as the family prepares to celebrate, but is everything all that it seems? Gerry questions the ethics of keeping his animals in captivity. Can Margo entice the reclusive Countess to attend the event of the year?
Bonus: Who Are The Durrells?
October 9, 2016
Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone, Callum Woodhouse, and director Roger Goldby introduce the complex and quirky characters of the Durrell family.