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Stephen Graham and Jodie Comer to star in Jack Thorne’s Help

Channel 4 has commissioned Roadkill producer The Forge in association with One Shoe Films to produce Help (w/t), a new drama from the BAFTA award-winning writer Jack Thorne (His Dark Materials, National Treasure) and BAFTA award-winning director Marc Munden (The Third Day, Utopia) Set in a fictional Liverpool care home, Help tells the moving story of the relationship between a … >

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Kiri writer Jack Thorne eyeing Grenfell Tower drama?

Where there’s unbelievable tragedy, there’s public interest. And where there’s public interest, there’s usually a few films and TV shows that seek to fulfil that fascination. And so, Jack Thorne has revealed that he’d be interested in writing a series based on Grenfell Tower.

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Kiri: Channel 4’s new Jack Thorne drama set for January premiere

The thoroughly brilliant and incredibly prolific Jack Thorne (amongst his most recent credits: Harry Potter & The Cursed Child, the script for the movie Wonder, Star Wars: Episode IX, National Treasure) has penned another new drama heading to UK television. Sarah Lancashire is headlining this one, and it goes by the name of Kiri. It’s … >

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Timothy Spall to lead cast of Channel 4’s first Philip K. Dick drama

Channel 4 has announced the cast for the first of its upcoming dramas based on the short stories of award-winning sci-fi novelist Philip K. Dick. A co-production between Channel 4 and Sony Pictures Television, the “hugely ambitious” anthology series will be written and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and Michael Dinner (Justified) alongside Breaking Bad … >

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‘Night Manager’ and ‘Doctor Who’ writers join Channel 4’s Philip K. Dick sci-fi series

Channel 4 has announced the writers for its new ten-part anthology series based on the short stories of sci-fi novelist Philip K. Dick. Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston will be executive producing and appearing in the “hugely ambitious” drama, which will be written and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and Michael Dinner (Justified) … >

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Everything we know about BBC One’s ‘His Dark Materials’ adaptation

BBC One is making a new drama series based on Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy of novels, His Dark Materials. His Dark Materials has been published in more than 40 languages and has sold worldwide close to 17.5 million copies. Previous adaptations include Nicholas Hytner’s two-part stage production of His Dark Materials at the National Theatre … >

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Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters lead cast of Channel 4’s ‘National Treasure’

Channel 4 has announced the cast for National Treasure, a new drama from This is England ‘90 writer Jack Thorne. Robbie Coltrane, Julie Walters and Andrea Riseborough will star in the four-part series, which is directed by Marc Munden (Utopia). “A timely exploration of truth, memory, trust and family,” National Treasure will examine “the impact, … >

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