Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Based on a best selling novel, the story is set in 19th Century England and follows the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring Jonathan Strange. In a land where magic is widely acknowledged but rarely practiced, Strange starts his studies to become a magician.
How was Uni-versal Extras Involved?
Uni-versal Extras was an extras agency for the Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell TV Mini-series produced for the BBC.
Set in rural North England, the show was filmed in various locations around Yorkshire including Rotherham, Sheffield, Leeds, York and Wakefield. Uni-versal Extras supplied a range of extras with distinctive ‘looks’ and specialist skills to fit with the distinctive visual style of show.