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Thursday, August 7, 2014


If you enjoy beautifully costumed period drama well directed and presented, then tune into the second series of Mr Selfridge, broadcast on BBC Entertainment (channel 120 on DStv) on Sundays at 21h00.

It's 1914, and for the American entrepreneur Harry Gordon Selfridge, business at his world famous Selfridge & Co. department store on London's Oxford Street is booming.

As the store celebrates its fifth year of trading, rumours of a coming war in Europe are gathering pace. Harry tries to prepare his staff for the potential changes ahead, while making sure his profits stay high. If war does arrive, he knows the business must do its bit on the home front, and work to keep British morale high.

Harry is a very busy man, and he's feeling the pressure now that his wife Rose has taken to spending extended periods of time back home in America with their young daughters. Even his son is away at school, though he wants desperately to work at his father's store.

Dark days lay ahead for both the business and the nation, but Harry is determined to see them out with his trademark flair and passion.