By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2017 - 11:21 am | No Comments
London Spy and James Bond star Ben Whishaw has been set as the co-lead opposite Hugh Grant in BBC One's three-part Jeremy Thorpe drama A Very English Scandal. He will play Norman Scott. Whishaw is represented by Hamilton Hodell and CAA.
By Patrick Munn | May 22, 2017 - 11:07 am | 2 Comments
The story of the downfall of Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe is coming to the BBC. The corporation's flagship channel BBC One has given the green-light to A Very English Scandal, a three-part drama based on the book of the same name by John Preston which tells the true story of the Thorpe Affair. In his first role in a British television production in more than two decades, Hugh Grant (Four Weddings And A Funeral, About A Boy) has signed on to play the late Liberal leader.
By Patrick Munn | June 7, 2016 - 10:29 am | No Comments
Sony Pictures Television has acquired a minority stake in Blueprint Television, the TV division of Blueprint Films that was recently set up by Co-Chairmen Pete Czernin, Graham Broadbent and Managing Director Diarmuid McKeown, TVWise has learned. The indie has also announced the hire of former EastEnders showrunner Dominic Treadwell-Collins as their Head of Television.