ITV confirms start date for Ann Summers drama ‘Brief Encounters’

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ITV’s new drama series about the early days of the Ann Summers party plan business will begin next month.

Set in the early 1980s, Brief Encounters started filming in Sheffield in January and is produced by Jo Willett (Birds of a Feather).

The cast includes Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey), Peter Wight (Our Zoo), Angela Griffin (Lewis), Don Gilet (EastEnders), Sharon Rooney (My Mad Fat Diary), Will Merrick (Skins), Karl Davies (Happy Valley) and Sophie Rundle (Peaky Blinders).

Episode 1 airs at 9pm on Monday 4 July on ITV.

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Created and written by Fay Rusling and Oriane Messina (Green Wing, Me & Mrs Jones), the six-part series is inspired by chapters in Jacqueline Gold’s memoir, Good Vibrations.

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