This 10-part British series set in the summer of 1932 chronicles the tumult that accompanied the emergence of India as an independent nation. Tracking the intrigues of Indian civil servant Ralph Whelan (Henry-Lloyd Hughes), socialite Cynthia Coffin (Julie Walters), and an assortment of other characters, this sweeping drama spins a compelling web of stories involving sex, politics, and power in and around the Himalayan city of Simla. With Nikesh Patel, Craig Parkinson, and Jemima West. 10 hrs. on three discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.