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The year is 1932, the place is India, and the people are romanticised, politicised and radicalised. They are drawn together and driven apart by class, race, love and theft, and the world around them is changing.
In the small British colony of Simla, placed at the foothills of the Himalayas, the beliefs of the British Empire still remain but the young are hungry for freedom.
Indian Summers tells a sweeping saga, stories of love, secrets, promises made and broken, and tensions that simmer in the hot, feverish days and nights of India - an India populated by freedom fighters, star-crossed lovers, political spies, artists, orphans, expats, the rich and the poor.
Fantasy adventure based on the bestselling series of novels by Cassandra Clare. Clary Fray (Lily Collins) is an ordinary teenage girl living in New York, but when her mother is attacked by a demon in her home Clary learns she is descended from a secret race of half-angel Shadowhunters who are fighting an ancient battle protecting the earth from evil forces. As Clary is then introduced to the world the Shadowhunters and other forces inhabit, she must grow to accept her new identity and work at saving her mother before it's too late...
It is 1935. Three years have passed. And as the seasons turn, so too do the machinations of a rising revolution.
As a new summer falls upon the foothills of India's Little England, Simla, political tensions reach fever point. For Ralph Whelan, this year is the most pivotal of his career but with the Viceroy incumbent in his final few months he struggles to finance his career progression and continue to conceal the truth surrounding the events of 1932. Alice's husband has followed her to India but his worsening campaign of hatred against his wife sends her running into the arms of her true love. The Dalals are enjoying the new-found status that Aafrin's ascending career affords them but it will not be an easy summer and Aafrin is even more deeply involved with the violent wing of the Congress Party.
Against this backdrop, life in Simla continues, as fun and debauched as ever.
The complete first series of the French drama following the women working in a Parisian brothel known as Paradise in 1871. Owner Hortense (Valérie Karsenti) looks after her girls while fending off a gangster who wants her money; Véra (Anne Charrier), who is in her mid-thirties, knows at her age she will be unable to continue as a prostitute much longer and hopes that a wealthy client will be able to take care of her debt; and Rose (Jemima West) is still very young when she comes to Paris to find her mother and ends up working at Paradise.
The complete second series of the French drama following the women working in a Parisian brothel known as Paradise in the 1870s. Hortense (Valérie Karsenti), Véra (Anne Charrier) and Rose (Jemima West) are now running Paradise together and though the business has become a success they find opposition in the form of the Paris vice squad who are intent on putting a stop to their activities. In an attempt to keep their brothel thriving, the three women join forces with a local gangster.
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