The Suspicions of Mr Whicher + Q&A

The creative team behind The Suspicions of Mr Whicher discuss the making of the show with historian and professor Boyd Hilton at a preview of the true-crime drama at BFI Southbank. Samuel Johnson Prize winning author Kate Summerscale expresses her immediate connection to Jack Whicher and her fascination with this 1860's detective story, with screenwriter Neil McKay detailing the intricacies of adapting this non-fiction book for ITV. Director James Hawes talks about the necessity of keeping an up tempo pace for the small screen, and actor Alexandra Roach explains how she tried to give Hawes a wide choice of character intentions to use in the final edit.


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