‘Jamaica Inn’ 2014 BBC Drama Trailer, Cast List and Air Date

Jessica Brown Findlay as Mary Yellan in Jamaica Inn - Image Credit: BBC/Origin Pictures. Photographer: Robert Viglasky

Jessica Brown Findlay as Mary Yellan in BBC One’s Jamaica Inn – Image Credit: BBC/Origin Pictures. Photographer: Robert Viglasky

Monday the 21st of April, 2014 see’s the start of BBC One’s new three-part drama series, Jamaica Inn.

Based on Daphne du Maurier’s 1936 murder mystery novel of the same name and airing over consecutive nights, this mini-series is set against the backdrop of the 1821 Cornish moors.

The story follows the journey of Mary Yellan, who’s played by actress Jessica Brown Findlay. Following the death of her mother, this young, spirited woman is forced to move in with her Aunt Patience (Joanne Whalley).

BBC One Episode List and Air Dates

Episode 1: 9:00 to 10:00pm on Monday, 21 April, 2014

Episode 2: 9:00 to 10:00pm on Tuesday, 22 April, 2014

Episode 3: 9:00 to 10:00pm on Wednesday, 23 April, 2014

Series Trailer

Jamaica Inn BBC Cast List

Character – Actress/Actror

Mary Yellan – Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey, Labyrinth)

Aunt Patience – Joanne Whalley (Gossip Girl, The Borgias)

Francis Davey – Ben Daniels (House Of Cards, Wiper’s Times)

Jem Merlyn – Matthew McNulty (The Paradise, Black Work)

Joss Merlyn – Sean Harris (Southcliffe, The Borgias)

Hannah – Shirley Henderson (Southcliffe, The Crimson Petal And The White)

Additional Cast

Ned – James Rastall

Ambrose – Elliot Levey

Eli – Tristan Sturrock

Harry – Christopher Fairbank

Magistrate Bassat – Andrew Scarborough

Thomas – Charles Furness

Legassik – Patrick O’Kane

Tubby – Paul Bullion

Cakey – Andy Gillies

William – Danny Miller

Abe – Simon Meacock

Beth – Scarlett Archer

Mrs Trelawn – Rhiannon Oliver

Mrs Yellan – Sadie Shimmin

Twin 1 – David Beck

Twin 2 – Daniel Beck

Crown Landlord – Carl McCrystal

Cornish Driver – Matthew Bearne

Wrecker 1 – Rory Mulroe

Wrecker 2 – Justin Pearson

Mrs Bassat – Charlotte Lucas

Sailor 1 – Adrian O’Neill

Sailor 2 – Anthony Skrimshire

Sailor 3 – Leo Woodruff

Sailor 4 – Rory Mulroe

The series was adapted by Emma Frost (The White Queen) and is directed by BAFTA-winner Philippa Lowthorpe (Call The Midwife).