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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Series on Gerald Durrell to air in April

Gerald Durrell in the series The Durrells

ITV's new series The Durrells, based on the founder of Jersey's wildlife park, is set to air on the 3rd April.

The date has just been officially announced.

The series focuses on a young Gerald Durrell as he grows up in Corfu.

He went on to create Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust in the island, with a mission to save species from extinction.

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