‘Indian Summers’ Episode 6 review

A snake in the grass. Now there’s a metaphor. Everyone tries to calm down a breathless Madeline at the open of this episode, but they all appear to be missing the fact that she’s having a whale of a time. After all, they are traipsing through the ruins of an erotic temple: a monument erected … >

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‘Indian Summers’ Episode 5 review

When we started, five weeks back, nobody could progress on their journey because the train they were on was delayed. Not so much leaves on the lines, but a small boy. That boy – Adam – is now running around the forest quite unhappily, being needled by his feral mother. That’s not just a figure … >

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‘Indian Summers’ Episode 4 review

‘I wrote you a letter,’ Eugene Mathers tells Ralph, who has many other things on his mind at the moment, and demands simply to be told what is written on the piece of paper. This, loosely, is the connective tissue of the fourth episode of Indian Summers: Very Important Things Written On Bits Of Paper. … >

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‘Indian Summers’ Episode 3 review

Ralph Whelan (Henry Lloyd-Hughes) clearly believes in keeping his enemies close, and those who might be useful to him even closer. Channelling the awkward charms of a young Ralph Fiennes, he politely demands that his sister Sarah and Aafrin – the man that took the assassin’s bullet seemingly meant for him – get their stories … >

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‘Indian Summers’ Season 2 confirmed

Channel 4 has announced that Indian Summers will return for a second season next year. The epic period drama about the final years of British colonial rule in India began last month, starring Julie Walters (Harry Potter), Henry Lloyd-Hughes (The Inbetweeners), Jemima West (The Borgias), Nikesh Patel (Bedlam), Roshan Seth (Ghandi) and Lillete Dubey (Monsoon … >

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‘Indian Summers’ Episode 2 review

The fallout from last week’s shooting is keenly felt by many in the second episode of Channel 4’s Indian Summers. This is an episode about things lost: incriminating documents, love in an old relationship, chances in a new one, and at one point, a lost child in the forest. Mostly however, it’s about trying to … >

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‘Indian Summers’ Episode 1 review

A drama of the old days of England. An England of Brideshead Revisited and A Jewel In The Crown, the sort of dramas that the BBC has a worldwide reputation for. But, despite what your memory tells you, those two programmes never aired on the BBC (they were both, in fact, ITV gems) and this … >

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Channel 4 confirms ‘Indian Summers’ start date

Channel 4’s new period drama about the final years of British colonial rule in India will begin in February. The epic ten-part series launches at 9pm on Sunday 15 February on Channel 4, starring Julie Walters (Harry Potter), Henry Lloyd-Hughes (The Inbetweeners), Jemima West (The Borgias), Nikesh Patel (Bedlam), Roshan Seth (Ghandi) and Lillete Dubey … >

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10 British acting legends we’d love to guest star in ‘Doctor Who’

With filming on Doctor Who‘s new season underway in Cardiff, news of upcoming guest stars is now starting to emerge. Considering that the show has atttracted such dramatic heavyweights as Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Diana Rigg, Ian McKellen, Timothy Dalton, Penelope Wilton, Simon Callow, Richard E. Grant, Anne Reid, Bill Nighy and John Hurt in … >

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‘Indian Summers’ trailer: Julie Walters in Channel 4’s epic period drama

Channel 4 has released the first trailer for its new ten-part period drama about the final years of British colonial rule in India. Set to begin in February, Indian Summers stars Julie Walters (Harry Potter), Henry Lloyd-Hughes (The Inbetweeners), Jemima West (The Borgias), Nikesh Patel (Bedlam), Roshan Seth (Ghandi) and Lillete Dubey (Monsoon Wedding). Watch … >

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