The Durrells in Corfu The complete first season The complete first season /

DVD - 2016

Based on author and naturalist Gerald Durrell's much-loved Corfu trilogy of novels, The Durrells sees impoverished but sparky widow Louisa Durrell make the radical decision to leave 1930s England in hopes of a better life for her children. As Louisa relocates her reluctant brood to a dilapidated house in the Greek sun, the Durrells face a whole new set of challenges as they meet new friends, rivals, lovers, and animals.

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Subjects
Genres
Television programs
Television adaptations
Historical television programs
Biographical television programs
Television series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
©2016
Edition
Full UK-length edition
Language
English
Item Description
Based on The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell.
Widescreen.
Special features: Behind the scenes; The adaptation; Who are the Durrells?
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (approximately 292 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.
ISBN
9781627899062
1627899065
Other Authors
Simon Nye, 1958- (screenwriter), Gerald Durrell, 1925-1995 (-)
  • Disc 1. Episode one ; Episode two ; Episode three
  • Disc 2. Episode four ; Episode five ; Episode six.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Based on naturalist Gerald Durrell’s trilogy of novels, The Durrells in Corfu sees impoverished widow Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes, MI-5) make the radical decision to leave 1930s England to seek out a new destiny for her family. As she relocates her brood to a house in the Greek sun, the Durrells face a whole new set of challenges as they meet new friends, rivals, lovers—and animals.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Widow Louisa Durrell decides to leave 1930s England, relocating to the Greek island of Corfu, in hopes of a better life for her children.