Tagged: TV adaptation

Elizabeth is Missing green-lit for BBC1 adaptation

Emma Healey’s bestselling 2015 novel Elizabeth is Missing (Viking) will be adapted by "Swallows and Amazons" screenwriter Andrea Gibb into a 90-minute film for BBC One.... Read more

Cannon's 'Elsie' to be TV drama

Joanna Cannon's newly published Three Things About Elsie (The Borough Press) is to be developed into a TV drama by Red Planet Pictures, the makers... Read more

Warp options Messum's 'Husk'

Warp Films has optioned TV rights in Husk, a “gripping, dystopian thriller” by J Kent Messum, published by Penguin this week. Rights for a returnable... Read more

New ad campaign for 'Jonathan Strange'

Bloomsbury is promoting the TV tie-in edition of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke with screen advertising at London train stations.   As... Read more

'Very British Problems' gets TV deal

Channel 4 will next year air a TV series based on Rob Temple’s twitter feed about particularly British problems, @SoVeryBritish, and the subsequent book Very... Read more

OUP signs Winnie the Witch animation deal

Channel 5 is set to broadcast a TV series based on the Winnie the Witch series, after signing a deal with publisher Oxford University Press... Read more

Hugless Douglas optioned for TV

Production company Kindle Entertainment has bought the rights to develop David Melling’s Hugless Douglas character into a TV show.   The deal was brokered by... Read more

Mantle debut optioned for TV

A debut novel published by Mantle, Ray Celestin’s The Axeman’s Jazz, has been optioned for television by independent film production company See-Saw Films.  See-Saw Films,... Read more

BBC to adapt 1992 Mantel novel

The BBC is adapting Hilary Mantel’s novel about the French Revolution, A Place of Greater Safety, following its recent adaptation of her Man Booker Prize-winning... Read more

Atlantic's London debut optioned for TV

Debut novel Post Mortem by former police officer Kate London, to be published in August by Atlantic, has been optioned for a television series. Newly-formed... Read more

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