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This drama miniseries follows the adventures of an English family - a widow and her four children - who leave their British lives behind and move to the Greek island of Corfu in the 1930s. The culture shock as the family adjusts to the differences between their familiar British home and the exotic, relatively primitive environment of Greece provides the dramatic basis of the story. The series aired on the ITV network in 2016.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on ITV
3 Seasons, 27 Episodes
April 3, 2016
Drama, Mini-Series
8.0/10
Cast: Anna Savva, Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor, Milo Parker
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  • Louisa becomes jealous of Spiros spending time with a new Italian family who have arrived on the island - the effortlessly beautiful and impossibly glamorous Ferraris. Determined to find out more about her competition, Louisa invites the seemingly perfect family to the house but soon starts to suspect that there is more to them than meets the eye. Meanwhile, Larry joins the fire service and Gerry falls for a local girl.

  • The family receives a telegram from Larry, who is in Athens for a short trip, announcing that he has a friend coming to stay - Prince Jeejeebuoy. Louisa immediately begins to clean the house in preparation for his arrival, whilst Spiro offers to pick up champagne for the family's special guest. However, Larry doesn't stop at inviting Prince Jeejeebuoy to the house, later also extending the invite to a drunken Captain Creech who is desperate and has no-where else to go. Louisa is furious but allows Creech to stay for a few days upon Jeejee's advice. Concerned about Gerry's education, Louisa also seeks advice from Theo who arranges for him to have an interview at the local school. However, with two contrasting house guests giving her their opinions, the interview doesn't go as smoothly as planned.

  • After arriving in Bournemouth at Aunt Hermione's house, Larry quickly sets off to visit friends in London. Louisa is left with her cousins Prue, Geoffrey and Basil who arrive to settle details of Hermione's will and attend the funeral.In London, Larry is greeted at his friend Durant's house by a group of like-minded artists - Henry Miller, Jonquil and Ruby - and begins to embrace their modern, bohemian lifestyle. Back in Corfu, Leslie takes charge of the household and is offered a job as a local policeman, whilst Spiros forbids Margo from seeing Zoltan in Louisa's absence and Gerry saves a donkey from an abusive farmer.

  • Louisa and Larry are both devastated to find that Aunt Hermione has passed away in her sleep. Meanwhile, Leslie finds out that he has made Daphne pregnant and is pressured by her father to ask for her hand in marriage. As Gerry becomes fascinated with an insect-covered wall in the back garden, Margo gets busy with organising a memorial service for Aunt Hermione and Louisa and Larry prepare to take her body back to England.

  • Larry is furious over the reception of his last novel and Margo is bored out of her mind so has taken up soap sculpting as a hobby, whilst Gerry is trying his best to keep his animal family growing despite his mother's best efforts. However, it's Leslie who Louisa is desperately worried about when she discovers that he is seeing three different girls... at the same time. Concerned that Leslie will get hurt, Louisa takes it upon herself to help him decide who he should pick by visiting each of the girls. However, will all of the family members having an opinion, Leslie is faced with an awkward dilemma.

  • The cast and crew reveal their favorite locations on Corfu, from the quiet village that stands in for the 1930s town to Sven's hilltop farm, and the seaside and cliff-top spots that provide stunning vistas of the island landscape.

  • Enjoy a recap of the Durrells' adventures from Season 2. From Louisa's romance with the dashing Hugh to the family's business endeavors, flash back to the milestones large and small that help the Durrells integrate into life on Corfu.

  • Go behind the scenes at Ealing Studios, where many of the interior scenes are filmed, to see how the filmmakers recreate Corfu on a soundstage in London -- complete with weather, trees, and the perfect sunlight no matter the time of day.

  • Donald is tutoring Gerry on the terrace but having little luck. Larry realizes he is going to end his relationship with Vasilia, while Gerry lets it be known that Donald is ruining his life because of his unrequited love for Margo. Hugh and Spiro decide to hold a cricket match between the Greeks and the Brits. Vasilia remains determined to wed Larry, until she is reunited with Hugh...

  • Larry has the mumps and blames Vasilia. Louisa announces that it's a good excuse to keep Aunt Hermione away from the house as she's coming to visit from England. Aunt Hermione and her travelling companion Mrs. Haddock arrive a day early and take refuge from a storm at Theo's house. Mrs. Haddock is a medium and announces that she'll hold a seance so Louisa can speak to her husband one last time.

  • The Durrells plan to throw Louisa a surprise birthday party. Gerry is forced to smarten up for his first tutorial with Mr. Kralefsky. Upon spotting a handsome boy at the market, Margo informs Gerry that she has given up being a nun. Theo arrives from a photography day out aiming to be a portrait artist. Leslie believes he could solve the family's money worries.

  • In the Season 2 premiere, Louisa meets a handsome fellow Brit named Hugh, which doesn't sit well with her landlady; Louisa's effort to get Greeks to pay for English cooking falls flat; and Gerry and Theo trap an otter.

  • Relive the first series as the Durrells make the radical decision to leave 1930s England to seek out a new destiny for their family before they go completely off the rails.

  • Take a peak behind the scenes at Milo Parker's (Gerry Durrell) last day on set for the second season.

  • Learn how the cast and crew enjoy working with animals and spreading the message of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

  • Cast and crew go behind the scenes to explore the Durrell's latest undertaking in Corfu - cooking English food for the skeptical locals.

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