Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Episode One Promotional Pictures

Watching great television is always helpful for creative folks whether you write, act, film or make sets – don’t miss this as it looks like a pure treat.

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The BBC has today released promotional pictures for the first episode of the new drama series Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. Based on the best selling book by Susanna Clarke, the series follows the reintroduction of magic into England during the 19th century and the relationship between Strange and Norrell. Starring acclaimed  actors Eddie Marsan and Bertie Carvel alongside Alice Englert, Marc Warren, Samuel West, Charlotte Riley, Enzo Cilenti, Ariyon Bakare and Peter Bowles. The first episode is set to air at 9pm on BBC One on Sunday the 17th of May. Synopsis and more promotional pictures below:


1806. Magic once existed in England, but it has long faded – that is until the reclusive Mr Norrell is discovered in Yorkshire.

He comes to London to offer the government his services as a magician – but rising politician Sir Walter Pole refuses to align himself with such a disrespectable…

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