Brand new eight-part drama series The Halcyon tells the story of a bustling and glamourous grand hotel. Set in London in 1940 against the backdrop of the second world war, the series shows how the life of the capital goes on.
The Halcyon reveals how the conflict permeates everyone’s lives – from the affluent guests to the loyal, hardworking staff – watched from within by American journalist Joe O’Hara. ￼
In episode four, Joe (Matt Ryan) is offered the opportunity of a lifetime – but finds himself unexpectedly torn. Betsey’s (Kara Tointon) mother arrives for a surprise stay, leaving Sonny (Sope Dirisu) unsettled. Freddie (Jamie Blackley) experiences the realities of the skies for the first time. Also starring Mark Benton, Steven Mackintosh and Annabelle Apsion.
The Halcyon Episode 4 (of 8) airs on Monday 23 January 2017 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on ITV.