Who’s who in ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’?

Doctor Who writer Peter Harness (‘Kill the Moon’) has adapted Susanna Clarke’s bestselling novel Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell for BBC One. Set at the beginning of the 19th century, England no longer believes in practical magic, until the reclusive Mr Norrell vows to prove himself England’s greatest magician. > Order the DVD on Amazon. > … >

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‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’ launch trailer

A new one-minute trailer for BBC One’s Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell has been unveiled. Adapted from Susanna Clarke’s bestselling novel by Doctor Who writer Peter Harness (‘Kill the Moon’), the magicical drama series begins at 9pm on Sunday 17 May on BBC One. Set at the beginning of the 19th century, England no longer believes … >

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Timothy Spall to star in Sky1’s ‘Fungus the Bogeyman’

Sky1 has announced the cast for an all-star adaptation of Fungus the Bogeyman. Inspired by Raymond Briggs’ classic family story, the new four-part series is written by Doctor Who writer Tom MacRae (‘The Girl Who Waited’). Timothy Spall (Mr Turner) will lead the cast in the title role, alongside comedian Victoria Wood as Eve and … >

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