SHADES OF LOVE - Series - This is a four-part series that tells the story of secrets and romance among the Aird family. Charles Dance stars as Edmund Aird, the family patriarch, while Eileen Atkins plays Violet Aird, Edmunds mother and the protector of the family secrets. Based upon Rosamunde Pilcher’s dramatic book, rich with secrets and romance – the opening shows them posing for the cover of a glossy magazine. The aristocratic Aird family appears to have the perfect life. But beneath the breeding lie darks secrets that will soon jeopardize their storybook world. British drama appealing to fans of Downton Abbey and A Place to Call Home.