Theatre, Film and TV  |  Oct 27, 2020

Vikram Seth's epic novel A Suitable Boy to be streamed on Acorn

A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth's epic novel, after it's highly successful run on BBC1, will be streaming on Acorn in North America.

A Suitable Boy is a new six part series based on the classic novel by Vikram Seth and adapted by Andrew Davies (SanditonPride & PrejudiceLes Miserables). At its core, A Suitable Boy is a love story and a family saga set amidst the backdrop of brewing political and religious tension in a post partition India.

'A vision of India and what it became' - The Times

The first episode garnered 4.6 million viewers on BBC1. Netflix have taken global rights for the series. The trailer can be watched here.

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