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Belgravia

  • Episode:

    1 of 6

  • Transmission (TX):

    Sun 15 Mar 2020

  • TX Confirmed

    Yes

  • Time

    9.00pm - 10.00pm

  • Week:

    Week 12 2020 : Sat 14 Mar - Fri 20 Mar

  • Channel:

    ITV

  • Published:

    Wed 04 Mar 2020

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Series overview

Belgravia is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelons of London society in the 19th Century. When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful eve of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will have consequences for decades to come as secrets unravel behind the porticoed doors of London’s grandest neighbourhood.

The limited series reunites the award-winning creative team behind Downton Abbey; with Julian Fellowes adapting his bestselling novel for the screen and Carnival’s Gareth Neame and Nigel Marchant executive producing alongside Liz Trubridge and Fellowes. John Alexander (Sense & Sensibility, Trust Me) will direct all episodes with Colin Wratten (Killing Eve) producing.

The team is joined by a stellar ensemble cast including Tamsin Greig (Episodes), Philip Glenister (Mad Dogs), Harriet Walter (The Crown) Alice Eve (She’s Out Of My League), Tara Fitzgerald (Game of Thrones), Ella Purnell (Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children), Richard Goulding (The Windsors), James Fleet (Four Weddings and a Funeral), Adam James (Band of Brothers), Tom Wilkinson (Michael Clayton), Diana Hardcastle (Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Paul Ritter (Chernobyl), Saskia Reeves (Luther) and Jack Bardoe in his first television role.

Belgravia is a Carnival Films co-production with EPIX for ITV and is distributed by NBCUniversal International Distribution. The series has been commissioned for ITV by Head of Drama, Polly Hill. The eponymous novel on which it is based is published by Orion Publishing.

Episode 1

The Trenchard family have recently ascended to the aristocratic society of London’s Belgravia, but a decades old love affair comes back to haunt them and jeopardise the happiness of many.

Cast

Anne Trenchard - Tamsin Greig
James Trenchard - Philip Glenister
Oliver Trenchard - Richard Goulding
Susan Trenchard - Alice Eve
Sophia Trenchard - Emily Reid
Lady Brockenhurst - Harriet Walter
Earl Of Brockenhurst - Tom Wilkinson
Lord Bellasis - Jeremy Neumark Jones
Reverend Stephen Bellasis - James Fleet
Grace Bellasis - Diana Hardcastle
John Bellasis - Adam James
Lady Templemore - Tara Fitzgerald
Lady Maria Grey - Ella Purnell
Charles Pope - Jack Bardoe
Speer - Bronagh Gallagher
Ellis - Saskia Reeves
Turton - Paul Ritter
Jane Croft - Rebecca Callard
Jenkins - Martin Bishop
Duchess Of Richmond - Diana Kent
Duke of Richmond - Robert Portal
Duke of Wellington - Nicholas Rowe
Duchess Of Bedford - Naomi Frederick