Eve Greatest (Home of the Dragon, Nurse Jackie) and Stockard Channing (The Good Spouse, The West Wing) are including extra star high quality to the forged of Suranne Jones’ upcoming three-part ITVX drama Maryland.
Created by Jones (Gentleman Jack, Save Me, Vigil) and Trollied creator Anne-Marie O’Connor, Maryland focuses on the connection between two sisters, down-to-earth mom of two Becca (Jones) and disciplined high-flyer Rosaline (Greatest) who’ve been pushed aside by advanced household dynamics.
They journey to the Isle of Man to repatriate the physique of their mom, Mary, leaving their father Richard (George Costigan – Gentleman Jack, Completely happy Valley) at dwelling in Manchester. Confined on the island, they uncover stunning details about their mom and discover it not possible to flee the ripple impact of her secrets and techniques and lies.
Greatest is at the moment having fun with sturdy critiques for her position as dragon rider Rhaenys Targaryen in HBO’s Home of the Dragon.
Becca and Rosaline journey to the Isle of Man to repatriate the physique of their mom, Mary, leaving their father Richard (George Costigan – Gentleman Jack, Completely happy Valley) at dwelling in Manchester. Confined on the island, they uncover stunning details about their mom and discover it not possible to flee the ripple impact of her secrets and techniques and lies. Stockard will performs Cathy, a larger-than-life, American religious pal pal of the mom on the island.
Hugh Quarshie (Stephen, Riches), Dean Lennox Kelly (Tom Jones, Jamestown) and Andrew Knott (Ackley Bridge, Tin Star) additionally star.
ITV Studios-owned Monumental Tv (Harlots, Ghosts, Homicide in Provence) is producing in affiliation with its guardian. Sue Tully (Strike, Line of Obligation, Too Shut) directs and the producer is Emma Burge (Wolfe, The Village, Shameless). Jones is among the many government produces of the drama, which is a co-production along with her firm, Teamakers Productions.
Commented Polly Hill: “Maryland is a superbly transferring story of two sisters, and it’s arduous to consider that is Anne-Marie’s first authentic drama fee. It’s a narrative developed by Suranne Jones and Anne-Marie, and it has been fantastic working with them and Monumental, to convey this story to display screen. It has a beautiful forged lead by Suranne Jones and Eve Greatest and we’re delighted that Sue Tully is directing. It guarantees to be a beautiful household drama for ITVX.”
Maryland will movie on location in Eire for transmission on ITVX in 2023, months earlier than it launches on the linear ITV channel. ITV Studios has distribution rights.
Information of the present first emerged in March. The BBC can also be adapting Lucy Kirkwood’s play Maryland right into a sequence, with Zawe Ashton (Recent Meat), Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake) and Daniel Mays (Des, Line of Obligation) within the lead roles.