The two-part TV adaptation of Jessie Burton’s bestselling novel, The Miniaturist, airs on BBC One on Boxing Day.
Set in 17th Century Amsterdam, The Miniaturist follows the story of 18-year-old Nella Oortman (Anya Taylor-Joy). She is excited for a new life as the wife of wealthy merchant, Johannes Brandt, but instead finds herself in a world of betrayal, fear and mystery when she moves into his grand mansion. Gifted a dollhouse replica of their house, Nella starts to notice a mysterious connection between the miniature figures who inhabit the dollhouse and their real-life counterparts. Nella soon discovers why her husband is avoiding her and the many secrets of the household – and that the dollhouse may hold the key to more.
The series stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Alex Hassell and Romola Garai. Director: Guile Morales. Composer Dan Jones.