Fantastic news that I bring to you today. Finally Sadie Jones’s great book The Outcast will be adapted by BBC One and Nat will be part os it! The BBC Press Office announced that Sadie Jones has written a two-part adaptation of her best-selling novel.

This project stars George Mackay, Greg Wise, Hattie Morahan, Nathaniel Parker and Jessica Brown Findlay. The 2x90-minute drama will be produced by Blueprint Pictures and directed by Iain Softley. Filming has started in Buckinghamshire and the mini-TV-series is planned for transmission in 2015.

 

The Outcast is a deeply romantic, uncomfortably honest coming-of-age story set in booming post-war Britain. Lewis (George Mackay) is 10 years old when Elizabeth (Hattie Morahan) his beloved mother dies, leaving him alone with a father, Gilbert (Greg Wise), he barely knows after years away at war. When Gilbert remarries the fragile Alice (Jessica Brown Findlay), ill-equipped for her new life, Lewis relies on his friendship with neighbouring children Tamsin and Kit (Daisy Bevan and Jessica Barden). But despite their own father Dicky (Nathaniel Parker) not being all he seems, Tamsin and Kit negotiate a safe childhood whilst a grief-stricken Lewis sets about destroying his. All but abandoned by his father, events in Lewis's teenage years begin to spiral out of control and take him further and further away from the help that he needs.

Christine Langan, Head of BBC Films, said: "The Outcast is a captivating and heart-breaking story of a young man's desperate situation. I'm thrilled that we've been able to work with BBC One to bring a two-part adaptation to screen to retain the essence of Sadie Jones's award-winning novel." Pete Czernin, Blueprint Pictures, said: "This is Blueprint's first foray into television and we couldn't think of a better novel to start our TV endeavours."

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