All posts tagged 'Blueprint Television'

BBC One Orders Thorpe Affair Drama ‘A Very English Scandal’, Hugh Grant To Star

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.

SPT Takes Minority Stake In Blueprint Television, ‘EastEnders’ Showrunner Dominic Treadwell-Collins Named Head Of TV

SPTSony 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.