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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell / directed by Toby Haynes.

by Clarke, Susanna; Haynes, Toby; Marsan, Eddie; Carvel, Bertie; Warren, Marc; Riley, Charlotte; Englert, Alice; West, Samuel; Cilenti, Enzo; Kaye, Paul.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialDescription: 3 DVDs (420 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.Other title: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell.Uniform titles: Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (Television programme).Subject(s): Clarke, Susanna, 1959- -- Television adaptations | Magic -- Drama | Magicians -- Drama | Teacher-student relationships -- Drama | Fairies -- Drama | Fantasy television programmes | Historical television programmes | English fiction -- Television adaptations | Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- DramaCast: Eddie Marsan, Bertie Carvel, Marc Warren, Charlotte Riley, Alice Englert, Samuel West, Enzo Cilenti, Paul Kaye.Summary: Set in England during the Industrial Revolution at the beginning of the 19th century, the series presents an alternate history where magic is widely acknowledged, but rarely practiced. Living in the rural north, Mr Norrell of Hurtfew Abbey is able to make the statues of York Cathedral talk and move. His manservant, John Childermass, persuades him to travel to London to help in the war against France. While there, Mr Norrell encounters a leading member of the government and makes magic respectable in the realm when he conjures a fairy to bring the minister's fiance back to life. Meanwhile, also in London, Jonathan Strangemeets Vinculus, a magician on Threadneedle Street, while attempting to propose to his love Arabella. Strange is told by Vinculus that he is destined to be a great magician and begins to study magic.
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Restricted to persons 16 years of age and over; Office of Film and Literature Classification; Films, Videos and Publications Classification Act 1993.

Eddie Marsan, Bertie Carvel, Marc Warren, Charlotte Riley, Alice Englert, Samuel West, Enzo Cilenti, Paul Kaye.

Set in England during the Industrial Revolution at the beginning of the 19th century, the series presents an alternate history where magic is widely acknowledged, but rarely practiced. Living in the rural north, Mr Norrell of Hurtfew Abbey is able to make the statues of York Cathedral talk and move. His manservant, John Childermass, persuades him to travel to London to help in the war against France. While there, Mr Norrell encounters a leading member of the government and makes magic respectable in the realm when he conjures a fairy to bring the minister's fiance back to life. Meanwhile, also in London, Jonathan Strangemeets Vinculus, a magician on Threadneedle Street, while attempting to propose to his love Arabella. Strange is told by Vinculus that he is destined to be a great magician and begins to study magic.

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