Magazine article Screen International

Maxine Peake, Charles Dance, Freddie Fox Wrap 'Fanny Lye Deliver’d'

Magazine article Screen International

Maxine Peake, Charles Dance, Freddie Fox Wrap 'Fanny Lye Deliver’d'

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Shooting has wrapped on Fanny Lye Deliver'd, a period drama starring Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) and Freddie Fox (The Riot Club). The cast also includes Tanya Reynolds in her first feature film role and Peter McDonald (The Stag).

Shot over ten weeks on location in Shropshire, England, the film is written and directed by Thomas Clay and produced by Zorana Piggott (Couple In A Hole), Rob Cannan (The Lovers and the Despot) and Philippe Bober. The late Joseph Lang, Clay's long-time producer, receives a posthumous producing credit.

Set in 1657 on an isolated farm in Shropshire, the story follows Fanny Lye (Peake) as she learns to transcend her oppressive marriage and discovers a new world of possibility.

Living a life of puritan stricture with husband John Lye (Dance) and young son Arthur, Fanny Lye's world is shaken by the unexpected arrival of two strangers in need - a young couple (Fox, Reynolds) closely pursued by a ruthless sheriff(McDonald) and his deputy. …

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