Set in a glamorous five-star hotel in 1940, the beginning of WWII, this superb period drama tells the tale of high society as the rich, famous and debauched seek shelter from the dark times of war in one of the poshest London hotels.

From the producers of The Crown, Outlander and Downtown Abbey and writers involved with Doc Martin, Death in Paradise and Shameless, this period piece stars some of the UK's most acclaimed actors including Steven Mackintosh and Olivia Williams.

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'The Halcyon' examines London high society in the midst of WWII in a rivetting drama

The Halcyon has been dubbed the next Downton Abbey, examining a new perspective of World War II London, showing life through the prism of war and its impact on families, politics, relationships and work across every social strata.

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