Adam James as John Bellasis, with Alice Eve as Susan Trenchard

Adam James as John Bellasis, with Alice Eve as Susan TrenchardImage: ITV

The show will premiere later this year 

Belgravia, based on the 2016 book by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is set to premiere on ITV later this year, and now we have our first look. The drama will be set in London in the 1840s and tells the story of the Trenchard family. 

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The official summary says: "Belgravia is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th century.

Belgravia stars Tamsin Grieg as Anne Trenchard and Alice Eve as Susan Trenchard

Belgravia stars Tamsin Grieg as Anne Trenchard and Alice Eve as Susan Trenchard

“When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful eve of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will have consequences for decades to come as secrets unravel behind the porticoed doors of London’s grandest neighborhood.”

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The story will be told over six parts and was filmed earlier this year at Victorian locations across London and the home counties, Edinburgh, Bath, and Northumberland.

Belgravia is set to be directed by Sense & Sensibility director John Alexander and produced by Gareth Neame, who was executive producer on Downton Abbey

The cast includes Tamsin Greig (Episodes), Philip Glenister (Life on Mars) and Harriet Walter, who played Prudence Shackleton in Downton Abbey