Magazine article Screen International

Natalie Dormer to Star in BBC Drama

Magazine article Screen International

Natalie Dormer to Star in BBC Drama

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Wall to Wall to make Woman in Red for BBC2.

The scandal surrounding 18th century aristocrat Lady Seymour Worsley is to be turned into a one-off docu-drama produced by Wall to Wall for BBC2.

Woman in Red follows Sienna Miller-fronted The Girl, which explored the relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren, and was the last large scale factual drama produced by the Warner Bros-owned indie.

The screenplay, penned by David Eldridge, tells the story of Lady Seymour Worsley, who left her husband and eloped with his best friend.

Lady Worseley, played by Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games), subsequently becomes the subject of a high-profile court case brought against her by her shamed husband, played by Cilla star Aneurin Barnard.

The 90-minute drama is based on Hallie Rubenhold's book Lady Worsley's Whim, originally inspired by a painting of Lady Worsley which hangs in a stately home in Yorkshire. …

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