Black Narcissus Season 1

Black Narcissus Season 1

We are still waiting patiently for an announcement on the release date. However, here is all about the chilling series so far. Here is all you need to know about the series, including when it begins, how, and the cast.

When is BBC One starting with Black Narcissus?

Black Narcissus’ beginning date has not yet been disclosed. The series will be shown on BBC One, what we do know. The three-part series is a television adaptation of the movie written by the Bafta award-winning writer, Amanda Coe. The iconic story of Rumer Godden about sexual oppression and prohibited love. It promises to attract spectators to the world of mystery.

Black Narcissus Season 1
Source: IMDb

Black Narcissus Season 1: Cast

As she takes on Clodagh’s character, Gemma Arterton will lead the cast for three-part drama series. When Gemma settles into the House of Women, she is lured to the landlord Alessandro Nivola of Chimerica. Before falling short of her desire, she revisits her oppressed remembrances, embedded in Princess Srimati’s tragic history. 

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According to the Beebs, here is the cast:

  • Aisling Franciosi as Sister Ruthi
  • Diana Rigg as Mother Dorothea
  • Jim Broadbent as Father Roberts
  • Gina McKee as Sister Adela
  • Rosie Cavaliero as Sister Briony
  • Patsy Ferran as Sister Blanche
  • Karen Bryson and Sister Philippa

Black Narcissus Season 1: Plot

Sister Clodagh and St. Faith’s nuns, visit Nepal to establish a branch of the order in the distant town of Mopu. It is to follow the new adaptation. The series is set in the 1930s when the Western colonial order will collapse into the World War Two crisis. The leader Sister Clodagh is attracted more and more to Mr. Dean, a beautiful agent of the land.

But she starts having some princess’ nightmares. Princess Srimati was a Nepalese woman who was following her troubling love story. She was driven into insanity and suicide in the palace The fascinating story lets the crowd doubt whether the nuns give up their long-suffering primal desires. Or whether there are real Himalayan ghosts.