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The Durrells

Starts August 19

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The Durrells is based upon Gerald Durrell’s classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs including the much loved ‘My Family and Other Animals’. Set in 1935, this timeless drama is full of warmth, humour and fun.

In season 3, Louisa has made the decision to give up searching for love, choosing instead to focus on her family. However, with Larry struggling to write his third novel, Margo in search of a new vocation, Gerry continuing to grow his menagerie and Leslie juggling three different girls, Louisa has her work cut out.

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Episode 1, Series 2

Sunday December 15 at 2:30pm

The Durrells

Episode 1 | Series 2

One year on and money is tight. Louisa's initial attempts to raise money at the local market fail before Spiro gives her some advice. Meanwhile, Gerry wants to breed otters, and Margo…

Episode 2, Series 2

Sunday December 15 at 3:20pm

The Durrells

Episode 2 | Series 2

Louisa decides she has become too complacent as a parent and hires Spiros to tutor Gerry, and helps Larry organise a book-reading, but misses that Leslie has started making and selling…

Episode 3, Series 2

Sunday December 15 at 4:10pm

The Durrells

Episode 3 | Series 2

Margo's acne is getting worse, and Gerry is finding it too easy to distract his tutor. Larry celebrates his freedom by embarking on an affair with Vasilia, much to the family's dismay…

Episode 4, Series 2

Sunday December 15 at 5:00pm

The Durrells

Episode 4 | Series 2

Aunt Hermione returns, accompanied by a medium who claims to have made contact with Louisa's late husband. Larry is home with the mumps, and the family find themselves shut in when…

Episode 5, Series 2

Sunday December 15 at 5:50pm

The Durrells

Episode 5 | Series 2

Hugh organises a cricket match to improve Anglo-Greek relations, with spectacular repercussions. Larry uses his Britishness to repel Vailia, who is determined to marry him.

Episode 6, Series 2

Sunday December 15 at 6:40pm

The Durrells

Episode 6 | Series 2

There are babies galore on Corfu when a fraught Leslie helps Lugaretzia's daughter give birth, Louisa aids with Florence's delivery, and Gerry eagerly awaits the otter cubs.

Episode 1, Series 2

Monday December 16 at 1:30am

The Durrells

Episode 1 | Series 2

One year on and money is tight. Louisa's initial attempts to raise money at the local market fail before Spiro gives her some advice. Meanwhile, Gerry wants to breed otters, and Margo…

Episode 2, Series 2

Monday December 16 at 2:20am

The Durrells

Episode 2 | Series 2

Louisa decides she has become too complacent as a parent and hires Spiros to tutor Gerry, and helps Larry organise a book-reading, but misses that Leslie has started making and selling…

Episode 3, Series 2

Monday December 16 at 3:10am

The Durrells

Episode 3 | Series 2

Margo's acne is getting worse, and Gerry is finding it too easy to distract his tutor. Larry celebrates his freedom by embarking on an affair with Vasilia, much to the family's dismay…

Episode 4, Series 2

Monday December 16 at 4:00am

The Durrells

Episode 4 | Series 2

Aunt Hermione returns, accompanied by a medium who claims to have made contact with Louisa's late husband. Larry is home with the mumps, and the family find themselves shut in when…

Episode 5, Series 2

Monday December 16 at 4:50am

The Durrells

Episode 5 | Series 2

Hugh organises a cricket match to improve Anglo-Greek relations, with spectacular repercussions. Larry uses his Britishness to repel Vailia, who is determined to marry him.

Episode 6, Series 2

Monday December 16 at 5:40am

The Durrells

Episode 6 | Series 2

There are babies galore on Corfu when a fraught Leslie helps Lugaretzia's daughter give birth, Louisa aids with Florence's delivery, and Gerry eagerly awaits the otter cubs.

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday January 2 at 10:35am

The Durrells

Episode 1 | Series 1

It's 1935, and widow Louisa Durrell decides to relocate herself and four children from gloomy, wet Bournemouth to the promise of sun and warmth on the Mediterranean island of Corfu…

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday January 2 at 11:25am

The Durrells

Episode 2 | Series 1

Margo is suffering from unrequited love, Gerry's animal collection is growing, and Larry requires medical care.

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday January 2 at 12:15pm

The Durrells

Episode 3 | Series 1

After an argument with Sven, Louisa is avoiding him while worrying about Gerry's friendship with an ex-con. Margo's employment woes continue, and Leslie laments an ex-girlfriend.

Episode 4, Series 1

Thursday January 2 at 1:05pm

The Durrells

Episode 4 | Series 1

When Leslie is accused of armed robbery, Louisa must take action to save him from the clutches of two thugs. Meanwhile, Margot's passion for the Countesses gardener puts her job in…

Episode 5, Series 1

Thursday January 2 at 1:55pm

The Durrells

Episode 5 | Series 1

Louisa's aunt arrives, and after seeing the relationship between Louisa and Sven, demands they return to England immediately. Gerry acquires some baby owls.

Episode 6, Series 1

Thursday January 2 at 2:45pm

The Durrells

Episode 6 | Series 1

Sven's true intentions are brought to light. Nancy demands Larry return to England with her. An injury to Leslie makes Gerry question caging his animals. All this and a celebration…

Episode 1, Series 1

Friday January 3 at 12:30am

The Durrells

Episode 1 | Series 1

It's 1935, and widow Louisa Durrell decides to relocate herself and four children from gloomy, wet Bournemouth to the promise of sun and warmth on the Mediterranean island of Corfu…

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday January 3 at 1:20am

The Durrells

Episode 2 | Series 1

Margo is suffering from unrequited love, Gerry's animal collection is growing, and Larry requires medical care.

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday January 3 at 2:10am

The Durrells

Episode 3 | Series 1

After an argument with Sven, Louisa is avoiding him while worrying about Gerry's friendship with an ex-con. Margo's employment woes continue, and Leslie laments an ex-girlfriend.

Episode 4, Series 1

Friday January 3 at 3:00am

The Durrells

Episode 4 | Series 1

When Leslie is accused of armed robbery, Louisa must take action to save him from the clutches of two thugs. Meanwhile, Margot's passion for the Countesses gardener puts her job in…

Episode 5, Series 1

Friday January 3 at 3:50am

The Durrells

Episode 5 | Series 1

Louisa's aunt arrives, and after seeing the relationship between Louisa and Sven, demands they return to England immediately. Gerry acquires some baby owls.

Episode 6, Series 1

Friday January 3 at 4:40am

The Durrells

Episode 6 | Series 1

Sven's true intentions are brought to light. Nancy demands Larry return to England with her. An injury to Leslie makes Gerry question caging his animals. All this and a celebration…

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