Based on Susanna Clarke s award-winning novel, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell reveals mysterious secrets and scandalous thrills between the two men destined to be England s greatest magicians. Spend some time with this diabolical duo in the fantasy stadored by fans and critics alike. Featuring Tony Award-nominee Bertie Carvel (Matilda the Musical) as Jonathan Strange and Eddie Marsan (Sherlock Holmes) as his arch-rival magician Mr. Norrell, the clash between these two British magicians is about to become a dangerous duel of the dark arts where, in the midst of the Napoleonic wars, the real battle is between their oversized egos.
Presenting an "alternate history" of 19th-century England during the Industrial Revolution, this seven-part British miniseries adapted from the Susanna Clarke novel depicts a world in which magic is real but almost never openly practiced. Sorcery soon links the destinies of young gentleman Jonathan Strange (Bertie Carvel) and magician Gilbert Norrell (Eddie Marsan) in shaping their country's war against Napoleon. With Alice Englert, Charlotte Riley, and Paul Kaye. 7 hrs. on three discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.