Delhi 1795: John Beecham, a former soldier in the East India Company, is determined to leave the past behind him and start a new life. When he arrives at the grand house, the staff are shocked to discover that their secretive new master has arrived with his infant son August, a baby of mixed parentage. John is determined to reunite his family in Delhi and keep the identity of his child secret but at what cost to himself and those he loves?
Co-created, written and directed by Gurinder Chadha, (Bend it Like Beckham), this grand epic stars Tom Bateman (Vanity Fair) as the enigmatic John Beecham and Lesley Nicol (Downton Abbey) as his interfering mother Henrietta, along with Gregory Fitoussi, Adil Ray, Marc Warren, Pallavi Sharda, Dakota Blue Richards, Viveik Kalra, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Leo Suter and Bessie Carter.
The Director’s Chair: Gurinder Chadha
Who is John Beecham? (with Tom Bateman)
What is Beecham House?
Beecham House Set Tour
Recreating 1795 India
Beecham House’s Journey to India
Producer: Gurinder Chadha, Sandra Shuttleworth, Rakesh Singh, Caroline Levy
Executive Producer: Paul Mayeda Berges, Gurinder Chadha, Victor Levin, Deepak Nayar, Rebecca Eaton
Production Company: ITV Global Entertainment
Production Year: 2019
Copyright Year: 2019
Actors: Tom Bateman, Lesley Nichol, Lara Dutta, Leo Suter, Dakota Blue Richards, Grégory Fitoussi, Pallavi Sharda, Bessie Carter, Adil Ray, Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Goldy Notay, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Amer Chadha-Patel, Trupti Khamkar, Roshan Seth, Marc Warren
Writers: Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges, Shahrukh Husain, Victor Levin
Number of Discs: 2
Length: 310 minutes
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
Language Track: English (SDH)
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen