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TV & Satellite Week|May 15, 2021
Why Andrew Scott loves playing a dashing aristocrat


The Pursuit of Love Sunday, BBC1 HD, 9pm

Following charismatic performances in Fleabag, His Dark Materials, and Sherlock, Andrew Scott is on typically scene-stealing form as stylish Lord Merlin in BBC1 period drama The Pursuit of Love.

The decadent neighbour of the eccentric Radlett family, Lord Merlin has already tried to take impulsive Linda Radlett (Lily James) under his wing and introduce her to a glamorous world of art and jazz.

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