New ITV drama tells story of Gerald Durrell's childhood

The series is based on Gerald Durrell’s classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs, including the much loved novel ‘My Family and Other Animals.’

The first episode of the 6-part series airs on ITV on Sunday 3rd of April at 8pm.

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The Durrells set to air tonight

A young Gerald Durrell in The Durrells

ITV's new drama The Durrells is set to air tonight.

Set in Corfu, it tells the story of Gerald Durrell's childhood - decades before he opened his conservation park in Jersey.

Bosses at the attraction hope the show will provide fresh awareness of the Durrell name, leading more people to pay them a visit.

You can catch the programme at 8pm tonight on ITV.

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