Louisa tries to raise some money by selling homemade food, which attracts the attention of another Englishman. However, a former lover threatens the family's idyllic existence. Gerry comes up with a plan to breed otters, Leslie accidentally shoots Roger, and Margo considers becoming a nun.
Placed in 1935 when the Englishwoman Louisa Durrell, whose life fell apart decided to move from London to the island of Corfu,Greece. Her husband had died years before and she had financial problem. Announces the four children that move to our island and Homeric battle ensues and denial, especially when they discover that Corfu has not even electricity at that time. But is cheap, an earthly paradise and the big step for the Durrell family happens.
The Durrells - Series 2, Episode 1 Synopsis and Schedule