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Post by 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:
https://blogs.weta.org/tellyvisions/201 ... n-passport
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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Re: Jamestown

Post by 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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Re: Jamestown

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

She was in Downton Abbey as well.
Currently reading "The Last Hours" by Minette Walters & "The Lost Man" by Jane Harper

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