Five Dramas to Add to your Summer Watch List

Five Dramas to Add to your Summer Watch List

Have you planned your summer vacation yet? Forget expensive plane tickets and complicated itineraries, all you need for your summer getaway is CET Passport. Travel to the Italian seaside of Portofino, visit the North Sea in Denmark and explore the Ionian islands of Greece all from the comfort of your own home. If you’re looking for a summer of romance, adventure and iconic views, check out some of the series available with Passport below and start your travels!

CET Passport is available to members who donate at least $60 a year or $5 a month. Learn more about CET Passport here: https://watch.cetconnect.org/passport/learn-more/.

Hotel Portofino

Travel to the “Roaring 20s” and visit the breathtakingly beautiful resort town of Portofino. The series follows an elite yet dysfunctional British family who open a hotel for upper-class travelers on the magical Italian Riviera. Experience a story of personal awakening at a time of global upheaval in the traumatic aftermath of World War I. Start watching now and prepare for the Season 3 premiere in July!

Stream Season 1 and 2 now with CET Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/show/hotel-portofino/.


Indian Summers

Visit a subtropical paradise during the twilight era of the British Empire in the 1930s. From Masterpiece, the seriesexplores the collision of the ruling class English with their Indian subjects and the intricate game of power, politics and passion that ensues. Get lost in a world of forbidden romance and changing tides with Indian Summers.

Stream Season 1 and 2 now with CET Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/show/indian-summers/.


Seaside Hotel

Book your stay at Andersen’s Seaside Hotel by the North Sea dunes. Meet the chambermaid Fie, the merchant’s daughter Amanda and the local fisherman Morten, whose fates are intertwined, as they seek to emancipate themselves from the plans other people have made on their behalf. The series begins in the summer of 1928, and each season at the hotel the regulars return and new guests arrive for seaside shenanigans.

From Walter Presents, this series is available in Danish with English subtitles. Binge Seasons 1 through 9 now with CET Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/show/seaside-hotel/.


The Durrells in Corfu

You may think that living in a paradise like the Greek Isles is a breeze, but the Durrell family have plenty of mishaps as they navigate their new start. Meet Louisa, an intrepid widow decamping from dreary England to a sun-drenched Greek island with her four recalcitrant children, ages 11 to 21. From Masterpiece, this series is a charming and witty adaptation of Gerald Durrell’s memoir, “My Family and Other Animals” and its two sequels.

Binge Seasons 1 through 4 now with CET Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/show/durrell-in-corfu/.


Paradise

Join the fiery Teresa Iorio as she takes her chance for freedom and travels to Milan to help her aunt and uncle with their small textiles store. She finds herself working as a shopgirl at the rival department store, Il Paradiso Delle Signore, where the owner and his right-hand man both take an interest in her. Explore the tight-knit relationships between workers at the store amidst the societal expectations of the 1950s in this profound drama.

From Walter Presents, this series is available in Italian with English subtitles. Binge Seasons 1 through 4 now with CET Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/show/paradise-walter-presents/.