The first episode of Channel 4’s epic drama Indian Summers has attracted a total of 5.3 million viewers.
Official consolidation figures for the first episode shows that a massive 5.3 million viewers tuned into Indian Summers, which stars Julie Walters. The figures take into account those who watched the episode 7 days after it first transmitted.
The figure makes Indian Summers Channel 4’s highest rating original UK drama in over ‘2 decades’.
Indian Summers is set in the summer of 1932 as India seeks independence from Britain.
Indian Summers continues Sunday on Channel 4.