‘The Durrells’ recap: What happened in Season 4 Episode 1?

The final season of The Durrells began on ITV in the UK tonight.

Here’s a plot recap for the opening episode of Season 4, which first aired at 8pm on Sunday 7th April 2019:

As the new season begins, Louisa has opened the doors of the villa as a boarding house and Basil and two Australian dancers have become official guests.

To save money, the girls instantly move into Larry’s room – much to his delight – but it’s soon clear that Basil has become the most pernickety guest ever.

The family warm to mysterious new guest Lazaros Vangelatos, until Theo reveals he is a wanted man.

Knowing he is being framed for his actions, the Durrells strive to help Vangalotos escape the island.

Meanwhile, Gerry acquires a new pet in the form of Ulysses the owl and proclaims he is going to open a zoo and feeling she needs more from her life, Margo embarks on a new project to work as a hairdresser.

The Durrells is available on DVD on Amazon.