Greenlit: These Major BBC + ITV Series Are Casting Now

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Photo Source: BBC. Pictured – Hugh Grant + Ben Wishaw

Greenlit means a project is officially a go, so all you have to do is follow these leads to stay up to date. You never know where you’ll find an opportunity to land an audition! 

A Very English Scandal 2
A new series based on a real sex scandal that rocked government is in the works, from the creators of BBC series A Very English Scandal, starring Ben Whishaw and Hugh Grant. This time, writer Russell T. Davies turns his attention to Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, a socialite whose divorce shook the British establishment to the core. Shooting begins in 2021 and casting directors Leo Davis and Lissy Holm are attached and casting now. 

The Tourist
The Williams brothers’ latest drama sees a British man wake up in hospital after been driven off a remote Australian road by a vast tank truck. Chris Sweeney directs an epic game of cat and mouse for BBC One, from the creators of Baptiste and producers of Fleabag. Filming begins in late 2020 and casting is by Gary Davy

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This is Going to Hurt
The much-anticipated BBC TV adaptation of former doctor Adam Kay’s diaries begins shooting this summer. Following the daily challenges of a junior doctor working on a hospital labour ward, all eight episodes begin shooting in June, with casting director Nina Gold attached. 

ITV’s new feature-length adaptations of Peter James’ crime novels following DS Roy Grace begin shooting from late April. Starring John Simm, the Brighton-set stories see a lonely police officer try and solve a series of crimes while pining for his missing wife. Casting director Daniel Edwards is attached and filming lasts until June.

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