Decline And Fall. Paul Pennyfeather (Jack Whitehall). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Decline And Fall

BBC One comedy drama adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's 1928 novel. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Stars Jack Whitehall, Eva Longoria, David Suchet, Douglas Hodge and others.

Decline And Fall interviews

Decline And Fall. Paul Pennyfeather (Jack Whitehall).

Jack Whitehall

Jack Whitehall talks about taking on the lead role in Decline And Fall, and says it's "kind of depressing" how the satire in 1928 book is still relevant and pertinent to today.


Decline And Fall. Margot Beste-Chetwynde (Eva Longoria).

Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria says she has always wanted to film something with the BBC, and so jumped at the chance to play Margot Beste-Chetwynde in Decline And Fall.


Decline And Fall. Image shows from L to R: Philbrick (Stephen Graham), Predergast (Vincent Franklin), Margot Beste-Chetwynde (Eva Longoria), Paul Pennyfeather (Jack Whitehall), Peter Beste-Chetwynde (Oscar Kennedy), Dr Fagan (David Suchet), Captain Grimes (Douglas Hodge).

James Wood

James Wood says television adaptations need to be unafraid to change things from the book, as long as you do it in the spirit of the book.