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Indian Summers on DVD

‘A Downtonesque Jewel In The Crown with lashings of sex and intrigue’ Daily Mail
‘A vibrant, intense kaleidoscope of conflict’ The Independent

Indian Summers on DVD 20 April 2015

Indian Summers is a brand new lavish production from Channel 4 and their most expensive drama ever. Starring the inimitable Julie Walters, this sizzling period series is currently airing on Sunday evenings and makes its home entertainment bow from RLJ Entertainment’s Acorn Label.

India, 1932; Ralph Whelan (Henry Lloyd Hughes -The Inbetweeners) the charming Private Secretary with a chequered past, and the rest of the Indian Civil Service begin the annual move to Simla, the small British colony at the foothills of the Himalayas. Antiquated beliefs still remain as the glamorous doyenne of high society Cynthia Coffin (Julie Walters) prepares the exclusive white British Club for the season.

As the summer begins, the British guests and Indian citizens are drawn together and driven apart by class, race, politics, power, promises, secrets, love and theft. But as a nation opens its eyes to the possibilities of freedom, the British Raj begins to falter and the world around them starts to change in the most dramatic of ways. This sumptuous historical 10-part series is due for release as a stunning multi-disc set in both DVD and Blu-ray formats on 20 April 2015.

Ralph's younger sister, Alice (Jemima WestThe Mortal Instruments: City of Bones) returns to India looking for freedom with her young son in the aftermath of her husband's death. Aafrin Dalal (Nikesh PatelBedlam) has recently started a career in the Indian civil service, but with his sister Sooni (Aysha KalaShameless) fighting for freedom, he soon finds himself dragged deeper and deeper into India’s Independent movement.

Populated by freedom fighters, star-crossed lovers, political spies, orphans, expats, the rich and the poor, the sweeping saga boasts a fantastic cast, including Fiona Glascott (Episodes), Amber Rose Revah (What Remains), Craig Parkinson (The Mill) and Olivia Grant (Lark Rise to Candleford). 

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Sunday, 10 May 2015 - 11:59pm

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We have 5 copies of the Indian Summers DVD to give away; to enter just answer the question below:-


Joanne Griffiths, Jacqui Kellner, Vanessa Rozee, Jennifer Ball and Melanie Horbury

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