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An eccentric British family endearingly starts over in 1930s Greece in 'The Durrells in Corfu'

Destitution has never been quite as appealing as it is in “The Durrells in Corfu,” the latest slice of picturesque Anglophilia from “Masterpiece.” The six-episode series is escapist entertainment in the most literal sense, following widow Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes) and her four unruly children...
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