[ilds] The Durrells

james Esposito giacomoesposito72 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 23:12:17 PDT 2016


As a lawyer, I am fascinated by the fact that the programme can (according
to the Daily Mail) include "four teenage children", when Gerald was ten and
Lawrence was twenty-three. Such is "poetic licence" perhaps, but it
wouldn't stand up in court.
James Esposito

On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 5:16 AM, Kennedy Gammage <gammage.kennedy at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3522005/A-gin-soaked-mum-mischief-sun-s-perfect-Sunday-telly-CHRISTOPHER-STEVENS-reviews-weekend-s-TV.html
>
>
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> On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 10:39 PM, PETER BALDWIN <delospeter at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> The focus is on a stressed mother, Louisa, struggling with four unruly
>> 'children'
>>
>> That GD found fascination with wildlife on Corfu through the mentoring of
>> Theo hardly gets a look in. The whole compares very badly for the fan of
>> the D family against books (given how key the Greek experience was to both
>> brothers) and previous adaptions
>>
>> Pleased to see the shrine of St A used for some scenes - thankfully not
>> identified as such
>>
>> Contrast BBC in 1990's (?) when the wildlife filming reflected G's
>> fascination with animals
>>
>> As you say, if it brings cash to G's estate ie for the Jersey Zoo that's
>> some good
>>
>> No sponsorships trails for Panic Spring for the series!
>>
>> Peter
>>
>> Peterhttp://www.thevictoriabarntgreen.co.uk/
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On 5 Apr 2016, at 06:28, James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Peter,
>>
>> Good to know!  I was thinking more along the lines of, "is this worth
>> watching online or am I better off with Netflix..."  That said, I hope it
>> does well -- there seems to be talk of more than one series, and that would
>> be a good thing, whether it's accurate or not.  It would at least make the
>> estates happy.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> James
>>
>> On 2016-04-04 9:34 PM, PETER BALDWIN wrote:
>>
>> Passable as entertainment, James, if your knowledge of the family goes no
>> further than 'My Family......' But biographically very inaccurate. Don't
>> waste your money on pre-ordering the DVD if there is one.
>>
>>
>> Peter
>>
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>
>> On 5 Apr 2016, at 03:07, James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Hello all,
>>
>>
>> I'm curious if anyone has feedback on the ITV production of "The
>> Durrells" that aired last night.  It's certainly catching some media
>> attention elsewhere.
>>
>>
>> All best,
>>
>> James
>>
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