London TV Screening 2024: Scripted

London TV Screening 2024: Scripted

Parenthood – Silverback Films’ natural history series about the extreme lengths parents go to to ensure the survival of their offspring.

Protection – ITV thriller based on the first-hand experiences of a long serving witness protection officer.


Wolf Hall: The Mirror and the Light – Based on the final novel in Hilary Mantel’s trilogy and directed by Peter Kosminsky, this six-part BBC and PBS series follows Thomas Cromwell as he continues to navigate the moral complexities of the Tudor court following the execution of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s second wife.


Douglas is Cancelled – Hugh Bonneville and Karen Gillan star in this cancel comedy drama written by Steven Moffat and produced by Hartswood Films in association with SkyShowtime.

The Jetty – Crime thriller starring Jenna Coleman which asks big questions about sexual morality, identity and memory, in the places that #MeToo has left behind.


Costiera [in picture] – Amazon Prime Video Italy action series from Lux Vide and Adam Bernstein (30 Rock) set on the Amalfi Coast.


A Cruel Love: The Ruth Ellis Story – Compelling ITV true crime show starring Lucy Boynton, shedding new light on Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain.


Spinal Destination – Sky New Zealand comedy about a woman in a spinal unit left paralyzed.
Michael Mosley: Secrets of Your Big Shop – Channel 4 series in which the presenter takes a leap to uncover the truth behind the nation’s health problems.


The Country Doctor (60 x 30’), produced by filmpool for SAT.1 (Germany) – which sees Dr Sarah König finding a fresh start for herself and teenage daughter in a picturesque Bavarian village.

Coastal Police (80 x 30’), following detective superintendent Harry Stein as he makes waves in his small coastal town, produced by Pyjama Pictures for SAT.1/Joyn (Germany).

Drama series Forgiven (4 x 60’), based on Laura Manninen’s bestselling novel Kaikki Anteeksi,
the multi-season legal drama The Laws of Man (S1-2: 16 x 60’; S3 commissioned), set in and around courtrooms and law offices in Helsinki, were both commissioned by Elisa Viihde.

Crime drama 66 North Precinct (8 x 60’), which follows ex world champion boxer turned detective inspector Maria Pudas as she solves cases in the unforgiving yet beautiful landscape of Lapland, is produced for Finnish public broadcaster YLE. A second season is already in the works.


Bring the Drama - Tutored by a real BBC casting director, Kelly Valentine Hendry (“Bridgerton”) eight aspiring actors recreate memorable scenes from iconic dramas aiming to score an agent. “‘Bring The Drama’ stands out as one we all think is not only brilliantly entertaining, but has a message to tell. This quotation from The Times sums it up well: ‘Jordan said that when you are working class it’s hard to try being an actor because you can’t afford to be out of work for most of the year.’ Spot on. Soaps give people from ordinary backgrounds opportunity. This show is doing the same,” says Andrew Zein at WBITP Formats, which is also launching its first gay relationship format, “Boys Like Boys,” which Zein hopes will be the first mainstream global gay dating show.


Conflict - It is a high-profile military and political thriller co-produced by Backmann & Hoderhoff and XYZ Films for MTV Finland. Led by Peter Franzén from "Vikings," the international cast delivers a gripping narrative shot in both English and Finnish, presenting a chillingly realistic portrayal of a fictional invasion scenario in Finland. The plot revolves around 10,000 hostages taken by an enemy force aiming to provoke global conflict. As tensions rise, the newly elected female President of Finland faces pressure from the U.S. President to act decisively.

Earthbound - Premium documentary series narrated and co-produced by Orlando Bloom, which showcases individuals transforming environmental challenges into opportunities, and "The Best Worse Thing," a romantic drama from Israel's Spiro Productions, known for "When Heroes Fly" and "False Flag 3," portraying a love story between two cancer patients.