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Sharon Horgan, Michael Sheen to Lead Jack Thorne’s Disability Drama ‘Best Interests’ for BBC, Endeavor Content

Sharon Horgan and Michael Sheen are teaming up for a new four-part family drama from Jack Thorne. Best Interests, which will air next year on the BBC and BBC iPlayer with Endeavor Content handling international sales, explores the rights of children and the inequalities facing the U.K.’s disabled community, and tells the story of a […]

Banijay’s Head of Scripted Lars Blomgren on Keeping 50+ Labels Happy and the Impact of Jack Thorne’s Edinburgh Lecture

Following its seismic $2.2 billion takeover of Endemol Shine, unveiled in late 2019, French TV giant Banijay instantly became a small-screen colossus, spanning some 150 production companies across 22 territories. Just under a year after the deal was first made public — and a few months after it formally closed in the summer of 2020 — Lars […]

London Film Festival Industry Program to Include Talks With ‘Succession’ Writer, ‘Normal People’ Producer

Edward Enninful, the editor-in-chief of British Vogue and the European editorial director of Vogue, is set to headline the 2021 London Film Festival‘s industry program. In a special conversation taking place on Oct. 7 — part of the long-running LFF Connects strand celebrating the intersection between film and other creative industries — Enninful, who was named editor […]

‘His Dark Materials,’ ‘The Eddy’ Writer Jack Thorne: “TV Has Failed Disabled People”

Jack Thorne, one of the most prolific and celebrated British writers working in film and TV today with credits including His Dark Materials, The Eddy, The Aeronauts, Enola Holmes and the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage play, has given a damning indictment of how the British TV industry has dealt with disability, both […]

‘The Secret Garden’: Film Review

Newcomer Dixie Egerickx plays Mary Lennox in this latest version of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic of English children’s literature 'The Secret Garden,' which also stars Colin Firth and Julie Walters.

‘The Eddy’: TV Review | Berlin 2020

Andre Holland, Joanna Kulig and Amandla Stenberg star in 'The Eddy,' Damien Chazelle's Netflix series about a Paris jazz club.

How the Writer of Broadway’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ Found His Modern-Day Scrooge — in Trump

Jack Thorne, the writer of Broadway's 'A Christmas Carol,' spoke to Billboard about adapting the iconic story and the correlations between Scrooge and President Donald Trump.

‘A Christmas Carol’: Theater Review

Campbell Scott stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in Jack Thorne's moving adaptation of the Charles Dickens holiday classic 'A Christmas Carol,' with Tony winners Andrea Martin and LaChanze as the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present.

‘His Dark Materials’: TV Review

THR review: A strong cast and decent effects help HBO and BBC One's adaptation of Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials' improve on the 2007 film, though much of the books' intellectual subtext is still missing.

‘His Dark Materials’ Screenwriter Jack Thorne Compares Lyra Belacqua to Greta Thunberg

'His Dark Materials' screenwriter Jack Thorne has compared the books' protagonist Lyra Belacqua, played by Dafne Keen in the HBO/BBC adaptation, to environmental activist Greta Thunberg.

‘Sunday’: Theater Review

The twentysomething members of a book club reveal their thoughts and insecurities in 'Sunday,' the new play by Jack Thorne, the Tony-winning author of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.'

Sarah Silverman’s ‘The Bedwetter’ Musical Sets World Premiere

The poignant and startlingly personal memoir that traces Sarah Silverman's path from childhood to shamelessly smutty adulthood, 'The Bedwetter,' will make its off-Broadway debut as a stage musical in early summer 2020.