Published: Fri 15 Feb 2013
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TX: Sunday 17 February at 9pm on ITV.
Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven (Entourage) leads the cast as Harry Gordon Selfridge in new drama series Mr Selfridge, about the life of the flamboyant and visionary American entrepreneur.
Created by multi-award winning writer Andrew Davies, Mr Selfridge tells the story of ‘Mile a Minute Harry’, a man with a mission to make shopping as thrilling as sex. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, he created a theatre of retail where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining – or sometimes just eccentric – was showcased.
At the store, legendary author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is in store for a Sherlock Holmes book signing.
Harry and Rose enjoy lunch with Sir Arthur and an American companion of his, Rex Crennell, a spiritual medium. As conversation drifts to Harry’s recent brush with near death - it isn’t long before talk of the Spiritualist movement comes to the fore. Harry reluctantly aggress to Rex's offer to hold a séance for the staff in the store...
Meanwhile, Agnes undertakes her new role in Ladies’ Fashion, enlisting the help of Henri, who is more than willing to help. Their friendship takes an unexpected turn when they share a sensual, sudden and secret kiss…