Alison Owen

ITV and Hulu team for brothel drama

UK broadcaster ITV and US streaming service Hulu are joining forces to make Harlots, a period drama following Samantha Morton (The Last Panthers, pictured) as a brothel owner. The series will follow Morton’s character, Margaret Wells, as she struggles to reconcile her roles as mother and brothel owner. The project was written and created by […]

Young Shakespeare drama set for TNT

US cable channel TNT has commissioned a drama about a young William Shakespeare as part of its 2016/17 line-up. Will comes from Craig Pearce, Shekhar Kapur, Alison Owen and Debra Hayward, and is the headline series from Kevin Reilly’s second Upfront since joining the company in November 2014. It will comprise ten episodes and launch […]

ITVSGE buys in Monumental Television

The sales arm of ITV Studios has acquired a minority stake in UK-based scripted indie Monumental Television. The agreement will hand ITV Studios Global Entertainment exclusive distribution rights to all Monumental programmes. Ruby Film and Television founder Alison Owen and Les Misérables producer Debra Hayward recently launched Monumental, which is now in “advanced developed on several […]