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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

  • Premiered: 
    May 17, 2015
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  • Network: BBC1
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the 2004 book (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) by Susanna Clarke 
  • Subject Matter: Fantasy
  • Tags: historical

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the novel by Susanna Clarke, JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL is set at the beginning of the 19th-century during the Napoleonic Wars in an England where magic once existed and is about to return. The reclusive Mr Norrell of Hurtfew Abbey stuns the city of York when he causes the statues of York Cathedral to speak and move. With a little persuasion and help from his man of business Childermass, he goes to London to help the government in the war against Napoleon. It is there Norrell summons a fairy to bring Lady Pole back from the dead, opening a whole can of worms. BBC America aired the U.S. premiere of this series on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 10pm ET/PT.
On Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 10pm ET/PT, BBC America premiered the season finale of JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL. In the season ender, "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell," England is in chaos as magic returns, so Strange comes back home to claim Mr Norrell and rescue Arabella. But can his plan possibly work? Or will the dark prophecy of the Raven King finally be fulfilled?


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Cuba Pictures
  • Co-produced by BBC America
  • In association with Feel Films
  • In association with Far Moor
  • In association with Screen Yorkshire
  • Distributed by Endemol Worldwide Distribution