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Step inside Beecham House

Step inside Beecham House

Meet the residents of ITV’s latest lavish period drama

A hefty dose of English charm, globetrotting tales and a cup of Darjeeling tea… No, it’s not an evening round Tom Hiddleston’s house, but new period drama Beecham House!

Beecham House, episode 1, Sunday 23 June, 9pm + episode 2, Monday 24 June, 9pm, ITV/HD (CH 103/113). Also available for 7 days in Catch Up > Channels > ITV Hub

If you’ve been craving a sumptuously shot period drama, then you’d best prepare to pack an overnight bag, because Beecham House is opening its doors on ITV.

 

After wowing audiences with classic flicks Bend It Like Beckham and Bride And Prejudice, co-writer/director Gurinder Chadha returns to TV with this lavish six-part costume drama. You can catch the first two episodes on Sunday 23 and Monday 24 June, with the remaining episodes airing Sundays at 9pm.

John Beecham (Tom Bateman) in Beecham House


The story follows a wealthy former soldier called John Beecham (Tom Bateman) who, after a tumultuous spell working for the infamous East India Trading Company, takes residence at an opulent manor house in India, using it as a base from which to run his own fledgling trading business.

 

If it’s drama you want, then drama you shall have, with fractured family relationships, budding romance and a looming invasion by the British Empire all on the cards. The action sucks you in from the start, while the scenery is stunning to behold, creating the kind of spectacle normally found on display in the most vivid nature documentaries and (we can only assume) in Monty Don’s back garden.

 

If all that sounds like your cup of char, click/hover on the graphic below to learn more about the characters that will have you hooked over the coming weeks…

 

Who’s Who in Beecham House

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