The first short in a brand new comedy series titled LEADING LADY PARTS will world premiere on BBC Four at 10:00pm on Monday, 30th July 2018. The short will subsequently be available on BBC iPlayer. and on Rebel Park Productions’ social media channels.
The short takes a sneak peek backstage as the cream of British acting talent step forward to audition for that dream role. Primed to take on the role of a lifetime, that complex woman, the strong woman, a woman for today. A lady part who’s more than just…lady parts.
They obviously haven’t met the panel.
The short, produced by Rebel Park Productions’ Gemma Arterton, Jessica Malik and Jessica Parker in association with The Fyzz Facility and Popcorn Group, is the first in a series aimed at shining a light on the portrayal of women in the media and the challenges women face in the workplace across all industries.
The eclectic, award-winning cast includes BAFTA nominee Arterton (THEIR FINEST), BAFTA, Emmy ® and SAG Award ® nominee Catherine Tate (“The Catherine Tate Show”), Gemma Chan (upcoming CAPTAIN MARVEL), Emmy Award ® nominee Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Oscar ® nominee Felicity Jones (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING).
Golden Globe ® and Emmy Award ® nominee Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”), Florence Pugh (LADY MACBETH), Katie Leung (HARRY POTTER franchise), Stacy Martin (NYMPHOMANIAC: VOL I & II), BAFTA winner Wunmi Mosaku (DAMILOLA: OUR LOVED BOY), Anthony Welsh (JOURNEYMAN) and Golden Globe ® winner Tom Hiddleston (AVENGERS franchise) round out the cast.
The series is written and directed by Olivier Award winning Jessica Swale (Nell Gywnn).
Source: The Fan Carpet