First Image: BBC One’s ‘Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell’

BBC One has unveiled the first image from their upcoming 7 episode period drama Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.

Based on the bestselling novel by Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange And Mr Norrell is set during the Napoleonic Wars in an England where magic once existed and is about to return. The cast is led by Bertie Carvel and Eddie Marsan and also includes Alice Englert, Marc Warren, Samuel West, Charlotte Riley, Enzo Cilenti and Paul Kaye.

The seven-part adaptation was penned by Peter Harness and is being produced by Cuba Pictures in association with BBC America, Feel Film, Far Moor, Screen Yorkshire and Bell Media’s Space. The executive producers are Matthew Read, Nick Marston, Justin Thomson-Glover, Patrick Irwin, Tally Garner and Dixie Linder.

Check out the image, showing Bertie Carvel and Eddie Marsan as the titular characters, below:

Strange & Norrell (First Look)