BBC One’s one-off literary adaptation Cider With Rosie will premiere on Sunday September 27th at 8:30pm, it has been announced.
Based on the book of the same name by Laurie Lee, Cider With Rosie is described as “an evocative coming-of-age story” and is set in a Cotswald village during and immediately after World War One. It tells the story of how a young Laurie Lee grew into a man, recounting his first love, loss and family upheaval. The drama stars Archie Cox, Samantha Morton, Jessica Hynes, June Whitfield, Annette Crosbie, Billy Howle, Ruby Ashbourne Serkis and Emma Curtis.
Cider With Rosie is one of four literary adaptations being produced for BBC One as part of the channel’s season on 20th century literature, with the other three being An Inspector Calls, The Go-Between and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. The Origin Pictures produced adaptation was penned by Ben Vanstone and was directed by Philippa Lowthorpe. Helen Gregory is the producer, while Lucy Richer, David Thompson and Ed Rubin serve as executive producers.
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