The Durrells is based upon Gerald Durrell's classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs including the much loved ‘My Family and Other Animals'. Set in 1935, this timeless drama is full of warmth, humour and fun.

The Durrells - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-04-03

The Durrells - Lee McGeorge Durrell - Netflix

Lee McGeorge Durrell (née Wilson) (born September 7, 1949) is an American naturalist, author, zookeeper and television presenter, best known for her work at the Jersey Zoological Park in the British Channel Island of Jersey with her late husband Gerald Durrell, and for co-authoring books with him.

The Durrells - Honours - Netflix

Nactus serpeninsula durrelli or Durrell's night gecko is a Round Island race of Serpent Island night gecko named after Gerald and Lee Durrell for their contribution to saving the gecko and Round Island fauna in general. Mauritius released a stamp depicting Durrell's night gecko. Lee Durrell was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2011 Birthday Honours.

The Durrells - References - Netflix