‘Jonathan Strange And Mr Norrell’ adaptation coming to BBC One

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Adapted by Peter Harness and directed by Toby Haynes, Jonathan Strange And Mr Norrell is set during the Napoleonic Wars in an England where magic once existed and is about to return.

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Controller of BBC One, Danny Cohen, commented: “The job of running BBC One is all about making television audiences love, both in terms of new programmes and maintaining the vibrancy and creativity of our longer running shows.”

He added: “I aim to keep raising the stakes with our drama output on BBC One. Ben Stephenson and I are committed to finding pieces with great ambition, quality writing and memorable performances which portray a captivating range of fictional worlds and landscapes. We aim to keep working with Britain’s very best writers, actors and directors.”

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