|The Gentleman with the Thistle Down Hair (Marc Warren in BBC's Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell)|
BBC One has announced it will air the seven part series beginning in May, so lucky UK people have an air date to look forward to now. The US still has the vague air date of "sometime during Summer", but at least it's coming.
Here's a quick look at the cast & characters, first.
And here's the full trailer. For some reasons it's darker than I thought it would be but it still looks great. Grieg's In The Hall Of the Mountain King music is well used under the footage (and I love that piece of music).
Take a look:
I also found these papers, which I had to include as a bonus for the serious Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell fans here (click to enlarge and read):
|Gilbert Norrell writes to The Times, hoping to prevent the publication|
of Susanna Clarke’s novel Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.
|Jonathan Strange responds to the publication of Susanna Clarke’s novel|
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.
This extract is taken from a personal letter from Mr. Strange to his aunt,
and is published with his kind permission.