The BBC have today released promotional pictures for the fourth episode of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Starring Eddie Marsan and Bertie Carvel the series is based on the book by Susanna Clarke. The drama focuses on the relationship between Marsan as Mr Norrell and Carvel as Strange and their attempts to revive English magic. The fourth episode is set to air on Sunday the 7th of June on BBC One from 9:00pm to 10:00pm. More promotional pictures and the episode synopsis below. The pictures feature the cast which includes includes Alice Englert, Marc Warren, Samuel West, Charlotte Riley, Enzo Cilenti, Ariyon Bakare and Peter Bowles.
Strange narrowly manages to save King George from being stolen away and killed by the Gentleman, who swears revenge against the magician.
When Strange finds that Norrell’s aide Drawlight has been selling magical secrets, he also discovers magical roads behind all mirrors – proving the existence of the Raven King. But his determination to explore these new lands distresses his wife Arabella.
Strange sees that Norrell will always obstruct his investigation of ancient magic, and decides to break with him and retire to the countryside with Arabella to write a book of his own. With Stephen’s help, The Gentleman creates a ghoulish magical replacement for Arabella.
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