BBC One Sets Premiere Date For ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’

Lady Chatterley's LoverBBC One’s one-off drama Lady Chatterley’s Lover will premiere on Sunday September 6th at 9pm, it has been announced.

Based on the 1928 novel by DH Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover is an early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper Oliver Mellors. The cast includes Richard Madden (Game Of Thrones) as Oliver Mellors; Holliday Grainger (Bonnie & Clude) as Lady Chatterley and James Norton (Grantchester) as Sir Clifford Chatterley.

A one-off 90 minute drama, Lady Chatterley’s Lover is one of four literary dramas that the BBC has ordered as part of their season on classic 20th century literature. The novel was adapted for television by Line of Duty and Critical creator Jed Mercurio, who also served as the director. Sherlock indie Hartswood Films is producing in association with Serena Cullen Productions. The executive producers are Beryl Vertue and Lucy Richer.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.