From acclaimed writer and director Stephen Poliakoff ("The Lost Prince"), this ensemble mystery features an all-star cast led by BAFTA Award-Winner Chiwetel Ejiofor ("12 Years A Slave") and Matthew Goode ("The Good Wife," "The Imitation Game"), and also stars Jacqueline Bisset, Tom Hughes, Angel Coulby, Wunmi Mosaku, and many more.
Chart the Louis Lester Band's ascent, with Stanley's help, from a downbeat jazz cellar to the Imperial Hotel and a party attended by an admiring prince and a moneyed American.
Episode 1 (Sunday, June 26, 07:00 pm on LPB)
It's 1930s London as jazz musician Louis Lester and his band are rising to the top of the music scene. Finding their start in a small jazz cellar, the all-black group faces opposition wherever they perform. With the help of music journalist Stanley Mitchell, the band lands a gig at a posh hotel and manages to capture the attention of many notable members of the elite, including an American millionaire, bright young siblings Pamela and Julian Luscombe, and Prince George.