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ITV’s ‘Girlfriends’ Casts Up; Cinemas In India’s Tamil Nadu Strike – Global Briefs

3 July 2017 8:20 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

As filming begins on new ITV drama Girlfriends, written by The Syndicate's Kay Mellor, the supporting cast has been set to join leads Miranda Richardson, Zoe Wanamaker and Downton Abbey's Phyllis Logan. From Rollem Productions, the contemporary six-part series follows three friends struggling with the responsibilities that come with being a modern woman of a certain age. Acorn Media Enterprises is the North American partner. Among the new cast are the Harry Potter series… »

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ITV’s ‘Girlfriends’ Casts Up; Cinemas In India’s Tamil Nadu Strike – Global Briefs

3 July 2017 8:20 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

As filming begins on new ITV drama Girlfriends, written by The Syndicate's Kay Mellor, the supporting cast has been set to join leads Miranda Richardson, Zoe Wanamaker and Downton Abbey's Phyllis Logan. From Rollem Productions, the contemporary six-part series follows three friends struggling with the responsibilities that come with being a modern woman of a certain age. Acorn Media Enterprises is the North American partner. Among the new cast are the Harry Potter series… »

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Miranda Richardson, Zoe Wanamaker, Phyllis Logan Are ‘Girlfriends’ For ITV, Acorn

11 May 2017 2:50 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Shooting starts next month on new ITV drama Girlfriends, written by The Syndicate‘s Kay Mellor. Rollem Productions is producing with Miranda Richardson, Zoë Wanamaker and Downton Abbey‘s Phyllis Logan leading the cast. Acorn Media Enterprises has also boarded as the North American partner in a deal negotiated by All3Media which is handling international distribution. The contemporary story follows three friends struggling with the responsibilities that come with being a… »

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First candidates for TV directing diversity scheme announced

8 May 2017 6:06 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Directors UK and Creative Skillset programme aims to diversify directing talent in TV drama.

Directors UK and Creative Skillset have announced the first two directors who have been selected for their new high end TV drama directors career development programme.

Tina Gharavi and Samantha Harrie have been picked for the scheme, which was launched to help progress and diversify directing talent in TV drama.

They have been selected from more than 200 applicants to work on Kudos’ The Tunnel: Vengeance and Neal Street Productions’ Call The Midwife.

Four additional candidates will be announced later this year.

The scheme includes a 12-week paid placement with high end drama production companies and broadcasters across the UK, working alongside a show’s lead director throughout the entire duration of the show.

Tina Gharavi, the BAFTA-nominated and award-winning filmmaker is working alongside director Gilles Bannier (Tin Star, In The Dark, The Tunnel: Sabotage) on The Tunnel: Vengeance, the Kudos produced »

- orlando.parfitt@screendaily.com (Orlando Parfitt)

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Acorn To Co-Produce BBC Drama ‘Love, Lies & Records’ Starring Ashley Jensen

23 February 2017 1:58 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Acorn Media Enterprises has boarded its latest UK drama series as the North American co-production partner on BBC One’s Love, Lies & Records. The Acorn TV Original is written by Kay Mellor (The Syndicate) and stars Catastrophe and Ugly Betty‘s Ashley Jensen who also led Acorn’s first original series, Agatha Raisin. A six-part series, Love, Lies & Records is produced by Rollem Productions for BBC One. Shooting starts next month on the drama that follows Town Hall Registrar… »

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