A love story in two films charts the very different challenges to happiness for Michael and Thomas in the aftermath of World War 2, and to Adam and Steve in the present day.

  1. Patrick Gale


Top Billed Cast

  1. Oliver Jackson-Cohen

    Oliver Jackson-Cohen

    Michael Berryman

  2. James McArdle

    James McArdle

    Thomas March

  3. Joanna Vanderham

    Joanna Vanderham

    Flora Talbot Berryman

  4. Vanessa Redgrave

    Vanessa Redgrave

    Flora Berryman

  5. Frances de la Tour

    Frances de la Tour

    Mrs. March

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 1

2017 | 2 Episodes

Season 1 of Man in an Orange Shirt premiered on July 31, 2017.

View All Seasons

Man in an Orange Shirt
Man in an Orange Shirt



Status Ended


  • See more TV shows from BBC Two...


  • 15


    No-one under 15 is allowed to see a 15 film at the cinema or buy/rent a 15 rated video. 15 rated works are not suitable for children under 15 years of age.

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



Content Score


Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page