Indian Summers, Series 1HD
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A major new drama, set against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India and the dramatic last years of the British Empire in India… At the centre of a large ensemble cast are two star-crossed families – one Indian, one British. They will lead us through stories of love, promises, secrets and political intrigue, the game of master and servant... as the dance between Indians and British grow more frenzied and complex, in the countdown to Freedom.
|1||HDVideoEpisode 1||March 1932, Ralph Whelan and the rest of the ICS begin the annual move to Simla. Ralph’s sister, Alice, returns to India following the death of her husband. Cynthia Coffin prepares the exclusively white British Club for the start of the summer season. The train to Simla is delayed when a young boy is found collapsed on the train tracks. Local missionary Dougie and his assistant Leena get off the train to seek medical attention for the child, leaving Dougie’s furious wife Sarah behind. A mysterious assassin makes his way to Simla leading to a bloody start to the summer season.||1:11:21||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|2||HDVideoEpisode 2||The fallout from the shooting reverberates around Simla and a curfew is put in place to deal with the supposed terrorist threat. The arrival of a journalist causes trouble for Ralph when he attempts to uncover the truth behind the assassination attempt. Tensions between Ralph and Alice continue to escalate. Ian is shocked to learn of his uncle’s financial difficulties. Eugene and Cynthia conspire to push Madeleine and Ralph closer together. Sarah becomes suspicious of Alice’s past and begins some detective work to uncover the real reasons behind her move to India.||47:00||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|3||HDVideoEpisode 3||It’s the Sipi Fair in Simla, the only time in the year that the Indian community is allowed onto the grounds of the British Club however Ralph and Cynthia are more distracted by the upcoming inquest. Ralph conspires to get Aafrin onside by granting him a highly sought after promotion, while Cynthia’s attempts to coerce Alice lead to further tension between Alice and Ralph. Sooni finds herself in serious trouble when’s she’s arrested at a pro-independence rally. Sarah decides to retake control of her marriage and confronts Leena at the Sipi Fair. Armitage’s attempts to ignore his growing debt crisis finally come to a head.||46:21||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|4||HDVideoEpisode 4||There’s much excitement in Simla as the Viceroy arrives for the first of his summer visits. Ralph is troubled when he discovers that the only piece of evidence that linked Chandru Mohan to the Congress Party has gone missing. Aafrin is in danger when he discovers that Ralph has planned to a search the properties of all those who had access to the stolen piece of evidence. Ian is forced to grow up very quickly when he receives some sad news about his uncle. Eugene threatens to return with Madeleine to Chicago. Sarah receives news from England that sheds light on Alice’s mysterious past.||46:50||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|5||HDVideoEpisode 5||Ralph’s attempts to take advantage of divisions amongst the Indian communities to further the British agenda prove risky when he invites a member of the Untouchable community to a lavish party held at Viceregal Lodge in honour of his engagement. Cynthia is left reeling when Eugene makes a revelation about his family’s finances. Sarah uses her knowledge of Alice’s secret past to blackmail her friend, placing Alice in a very difficult position. Ian receives a job offer from an unexpected source. Alice threatens to tell Ralph the truth about Aafrin’s role in the disappearance of the congress card. A face from Ralph’s past comes back to haunt him||44:49||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|6||HDVideoEpisode 6||The pressure continues to mount on Ralph as Jaya reveals the real reason for her visit to Simla. A mountaineer saves Alice, Madeleine and Ronnie from a perilous situation and inveigles his way into Alice’s affectations. Alice is unaware that he has an ulterior motive and when he later reveals he knows the truth about her past he leaves her in no doubt as to what exactly his silence will cost. Darius puts pressure on Roshana to accept Sita into the Dalal family fold. Ramu is furious when he discovers that Jaya has stolen his late wife’s wedding dress. Dougie and Sarah work hard to rebuild their troubled marriage.||46:12||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|7||HDVideoEpisode 7||Simla is buzzing as it prepares for the annual amateur dramatic performance- this year The Importance of Being Earnest- however excitement surrounding the play is quickly overshadowed by the news that a murdered body has been found in the river. Ralph is under increasing pressure when Gandhi declares a hunger strike. Ian inadvertently points the finger of blame for the murder at a close friend. Aafrin is shocked when Sergeant Singh confronts him with the evidence Aafrin stole at the inquest. Singh makes it clear to Aafrin that he is now very much in Singh’s debt. Aafrin blames Alice for not delivering the note, leading to a bitter row between the pair.||46:27||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|8||HDVideoEpisode 8||The British community turn out in force for the murder trial. Ian is wracked with guilt for the role he has played in Ramu’s arrest and prepares to act as his alibi; a decision that will come at a great cost as he further ostracises himself from his British peers. Sooni takes advantage of the trial to gain some much-needed legal experience. Ralph is terrified that the truth of Adam’s true paternity will be revealed. Cynthia is determined to see Ramu sent down for murder. Leena is torn apart in the witness box, causing Dougie to publically support her, a move which humiliates Sarah. Aafrin finally admits his true feelings for Alice.||46:41||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|9||HDVideoEpisode 9||As Simla prepares for the arrival of a powerful Nawab, Madeline is dealt some devastating news. Alice is terrified when Sarah threatens to tell everyone at the Club that Alice’s husband is still alive. Sergeant Singh discovers an incriminating note from Aafrin to Sita which he uses to blackmail Aafrin into joining their terrorist group. Aafrin is warned about the dangers of having a relationship with a British woman. The recent tensions between Ralph and Cynthia come to a head leading to a bitter row between the pair, leaving their relationship in tatters.||46:33||Series Only||View in iTunes|
|10||HDVideoEpisode 10||It’s the end of the summer season and Ramu Sood’s fate is left in Ralph’s hands. Now he knows the truth behind the murder will he let an innocent man hang? A vote takes place at the club to lift the colour bar and although Ronnie tells Cynthia that it was on Willingdon’s orders Cynthia is completely aware that it is an act of vengeance by Ralph following their recent argument. Alice and Aafrin prepare to go public with their relationship but will the news of their partnership be as welcomed as they think? Sarah is distraught as she prepares to say goodbye to India and her husband.||1:07:01||Series Only||View in iTunes|
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