|The series will hit ITV next month!|
We did not really expect that the first major period set drama of 2020 will arrive to us only in March, but the broadcasters have been very mean to us in the first two months of the year and thus BELGRAVIA will be the first of the bigger costume series to launch the new decade when it starts airing in March on British ITV and then from April 12th over at Epix in USA. Produced by Carnival Film it will air in just six hourlong episodes with Jamestown’s John Alexander directing the whole saga based on Julian Fellowes‘ 2016 book of the same name set in the 19th century when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders the emerging industrial nouveau riche.
|Belgravia will move to Epix on April 12th!|
The story set in the London high class of 1840s, actually begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, when the Duchess of Richmond throws a party in Brussels for the Duke of Wellington. Among the guests are James (Philip Glenister) and Anne Trenchard (Tamsin Greg), who are living on the profits of newfound trading success. Their young daughter Sophia (Emily Reid) has caught the eye of Edmund
|The series is a six episode adaptation of Julian Fellowes’ novel Belgravia|
Bellasis, the son and heir of one of the richest and most prominent families in England. Twenty five years later, when the two families are settled into the newly developed area of Belgravia, the events of the ball, and the secrets, still resonate.
The cast also has Ella Purnell as Lady Maria Grey, Alice Eve as Susan Trenchard, the beautiful daughter of a successful merchant, and Harriet
|Harriet Walter and Tom Wilkinson are the Brockenhursts|
Walter as the Countess of Brockenhurst with Tom Wilkinson as Peregrine, Earl of Brockenhurst! Tara Fitzgerald, Richard Goulding, James Fleet,
|PhilIip Glenister, Tamsin Greg and Alice Eve are the Trenchards!|
Adam James, Paul Ritter and Saskia Reeves are also in the cast. Check out the Northern American trailer below and stay tuned for the exact airing date of Belgravia in the United Kingdom!