About the Show
Jim Broadbent, Matthew Macfadyen and Sam Claflin take the lead role in William Boyd's funny, moving adaptation of his novel, exploring one man's tumultuous journey through the 20th century
Series 1 Summary
Jim Broadbent, Matthew Macfadyen and Sam Claflin take the lead role in William Boyd's funny and moving adaptation of his best-selling novel, exploring one man's tumultuous and unpredictable life
The story begins with Logan, played by Jim Broadbent, an old man in his 80s who, having suffered a heart attack, begins to put his life in order
Working as a journalist during the Spanish Civil War, Logan confides in Hemingway, knowing he must make decisions about Freya and Lottie
After the tragic deaths of Freya and Stella, Logan is remarried to Allanah and living in New York
Logan emerges from his coma and is discharged from hospital. But times are hard and he resorts to eating dog food.