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princess garnet
Location: Maryland


Postby princess garnet » Tue March 27th, 2018, 7:03 pm

A new historical drama "Jamestown" is now available on PBS's "Passport" online streaming service. (It's also available on Amazon Video) The show follows 3 women who arrive in Jamestown, Virginia in 1619. More here:
I recognized Sophie Rundle from the short-lived "The Bletchley Circle" series.

Anyone else seen this series during its UK broadcast or watching online here in the US?

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Preferred HF: European and American (mostly pre-20th century)
Location: Colorado

Re: Jamestown

Postby Mythica » Thu March 29th, 2018, 12:30 am

I'm watching it - it's entertaining but nothing special. I think they're taking a lot of liberties and at times it feels more like a soap opera than history.

Sophie Rundle was also in Peaky Blinders.

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Currently reading: A Trail through Time by Jodi Taylor & Angel by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: Jamestown

Postby Madeleine » Thu March 29th, 2018, 9:08 am

She was in Downton Abbey as well.
Currently reading "A Trail through Time" by Jodi Taylor & "Angel" by L J Ross

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