The Durrells in Corfu The complete third season The complete third season /

Sid Gentle Films Ltd

DVD - 2018

Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

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[Alexandria, VA] : PBS Distribution [2018]
UK edition ; widescreen
Item Description
Based on The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell.
Special feature: The Durrell diaries ; favourite locations; series 2 recap ; recreating the house at Ealing Studios.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (approximately 368 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
DVD, wide screen (16x9); stereo.
TV rating: TV-14.
Corporate Author
Sid Gentle Films Ltd (production company)
Other Authors
Simon Nye, 1958- (screenwriter), Keeley Hawes, 1977- (actor), Josh O'Connor (-), Milo Parker, Callum Woodhouse, Daisy Waterstone, 1994-, Alexis Georgoulis, 1974-, Barbara Flynn, 1948-, Anna Savva, 1956-, Giorgos Karamichos, Gerald Durrell, 1925-1995
  • Disc 1. Episodes 1-4
  • Disc 2. Epoisodes 5-8.
Review by Library Journal Reviews

The Durrell family left England in the 1930s to live on Corfu and start a new chapter of their lives. Now after several years, the laid-back island is truly home. Son and author Lawrence (Josh O'Connor) is writing another novel. His socially awkward brother Leslie (Callum Woodhouse) has become a Corfu policeman. Much to everyone's surprise, Leslie has three girlfriends, one of whom is pregnant. Youngest son Gerald (Milo Parker), who as an adult wrote the trilogy about the family's Corfu years upon which this series is based, continues to explore the island's natural history, a preview of his future vocation. Daughter Margo (Daisy Waterstone) finally has a serious job. And their widowed mother Louisa (Keeley Hawes), who has been unlucky in love while on the island, is disappointed yet again. VERDICT A totally engaging series filled with unconventional characters and amusing situations; an A+ choice for public libraries.—Joan Greenberg, Warminster, PA Copyright 2019 Library Journal.