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      Season 2 – Indian Summers

      2016 History Drama List
      Reviews 91% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score "Indian Summers" is a miniseries set in the foothills of the Himalayas during the summer of 1932. The narrative focuses on the social politics behind the decline of the British Empire and the birth of modern India. A power struggle is emphasized through Brits sent to govern Northern India every summer and the Indian natives who are yearning for independence. The Indian Civil Service and the British Club rule from the foothills town of Simla, where the drama unfolds among Ralph Whelan, private secretary to the Viceroy of India; his younger, recently widowed sister Alice; and Cynthia Coffin, the proprietor of the club. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Sep 12 Buy Now

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Mar 13, 2016 Indian Man, British Suit Aafrin secretly fights for Indian independence from inside the civil service. Details Episode 2 Aired Mar 20, 2016 Black Kite Aafrin saves a life but gets a gruesome payback; Ralph faces a roadblock; Sooni is burdened by a family pressure; Madeline gets at the truth. Details Episode 3 Aired Mar 27, 2016 White Gods Sooni and Ian work to solve Kaira's murder; Aafrin intrudes on a domestic scene; the Maharajah arrives with a familiar face. Details Episode 4 Aired Apr 3, 2016 The Empty Chair Soonie confronts Aafrin; Madeline looks for an ally. Details Episode 5 Aired Apr 10, 2016 Hide and Seek Lord Hawthorne wants Adam arrested; Alice and Aafrin's affair may be exposed; descent of a marriage; dead and presumed dead return. Details Episode 6 Aired Apr 17, 2016 A Gift for the King Naresh executes a plan while Aafrin tries to stop it; Ralph comes to a realization; Simla's rulers search for a bomb. Details Episode 7 Aired Apr 24, 2016 The Proposal Rivals vie for Sooni; the Maharajah tests Ralph and Madeline; Sarah's new life; Aafrin and Alice play with fire; Cynthia reveals the past. Details Episode 8 Aired May 1, 2016 The Birthday Party With Cynthia's help, Alice and Aafrin develop an ambitious plan; Sooni chooses a husband; Ralph is betrayed; Ian gets a clue in a cold case. Details Episode 9 Aired May 8, 2016 Winner Takes All Aafrin faces treason charges as the moment of truth arrives for Ralph. Details Episode 10 Aired May 15, 2016 Leaving Home Aafrin tries to stop Alice and Charlie from going to England; Cynthia's surprise investment; Sooni's rite of passage. Details Next
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      Previous Deborah Ross Daily Mail (UK) At the opposite end of the spectrum is Indian Summers, which has just returned for a second season due to no popular demand I can discern. 1/5 Aug 31, 2017 Full Review Next
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      Previous Audience Member this show could be very interesting due to the time period, but it didn't have a high quality writer as the downton abbey had. it also didn't have any attractive male actors. the main male character doesn't have a sexy body, i don't know why they keep showing him almost naked. some of the story doesn't make sense, such as in season 1, Mr. whealon got beaten up by the prisoner. the old lady was really memorable for what she played on tv. the costume, the time period were all interesting, the weakest point is the story itself. i was hoping to see season 3, too bad, it got canceled. Ps: since the other big site stopped its forum completely, therefore, i am now writing reviews on here because this site still has forums. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review christina o I had forgotten how absorbing this show is!! Beautifully filmed, intricate plotting, interesting characters. All in all just a very engaging show- congrats PBS!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member Great but where's series 3 Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Charles Pattinson, Elaine Pyke, Simon Curtis, Rebecca Eaton
      Network
      Channel 4
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      History, Drama
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date
      Mar 13, 2016
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