Peter Harness

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell episode 7 review: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Louisa Mellor Review Jun 28, 2015

Strange & Norrell closes with a terrific finale. Are we likely to see anything as imaginative and accomplished as it again soon? Unlikely…

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell episode 6 review: The Black Tower

Louisa Mellor Review Jun 21, 2015

Bubbling conflicts escalate in the penultimate episode of the tremendous Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell…

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell episode 5 review: Arabella

Louisa Mellor Review Jun 14, 2015

Bertie Carvel shines, along with the rest of the cast, in this week’s captivating, madness-themed Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell…

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell episode 4 review: All The Mirrors Of The World

Louisa Mellor Review Jun 7, 2015

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell continues to be a rare treat of a TV drama; great characters, great performances, great storytelling...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell episode 3 review: The Education Of A Magician

Louisa Mellor Review May 31, 2015

The Education Of A Magician is a fulcrum episode of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, on which the tone of the whole thing turns...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, fantasy and childishness

Louisa Mellor Feature May 28, 2015

The BBC’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell isn't a silly, childish, Harry Potter rip-off. So why do people keep saying it is?

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell episode 2 review: How Is Lady Pole?

Louisa Mellor Review May 24, 2015

How is Lady Pole? Short answer: not great. Fortunately, the show she’s in continues to be brilliant…

Peter Harness interview: adapting Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Nick Horton Interview May 21, 2015

We chat to Peter Harness, writer of Doctor Who and Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, currently airing on Sunday nights on BBC One...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell episode 1 review: The Friends Of English Magic

Louisa Mellor Review May 17, 2015

BBC One fantasy drama Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is a marvel, from its cast to its magnificent world-building…

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: the best UK fantasy in years

Nick Horton Feature May 11, 2015

Starting next Sunday on BBC One, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is a genre-bending British drama worth getting very excited about...

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