Jed Mercurio Pens ITV Medical Drama About Early Days Of Pandemic Starring Joanne Froggatt

Unique: line of duty creator jade mercurio one is written ITV drama about a doctor in the early days of 9/" id="auto-tag_covid-19" data-tag="covid-19">COVID-19 Pandemic starring Joan Froggatt.

Mercurio co-wrote breathtaking With Rachel Clarke, author of the 2021 novel on which the show is based, and Prasanna Puwanarajah, who plays Martin Bashir Crown Season 5. All three are qualified doctors.

Filming was quietly completed earlier this year in Belfast.

breathtaking It is based on Clarke’s unflinching memoir of caring for the most seriously ill patients in the early days of the pandemic. They witnessed the courage of patients and NHS staff in the face of unprecedented adversity, amid stress, fatigue and rising mortality.

Golden Globe-winner Froggatt, who most recently starred in James Graham’s BBC drama sherwood, Dr. Abby Henderson and Craig Viveiros played the lead roles (the war of the Worlds) was the director.

Mercurio said during filming, “Everyone is proud to have dramatized Rachel Clarke’s horrifyingly insightful memoir of healthcare workers struggling to meet the extraordinary challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.” “I am honored to collaborate with Rachael and Prasanna on this important play.”

ITV drama boss Polly Hill said: “This is a chapter in recent history that should never be forgotten, and I can think of no one better than Jade, Rachael and Prasanna to write this timely and irreverent drama for ITV.”

mercurio and jimmy mulville htm television Making a three part series. The celebrated British writer has recently turned to producing, mostly with EP credits on ITV DI Ray, Trigger Point And Stephen, with bbc drama Bloodlands. Before becoming a BAFTA-winning writer, Mercurio was a doctor for many years, during which he wrote a BBC medical series in the mid-1990s. Heart failure

breathtaking Michael Winterbottom is one of many British shows that have shed light on the early days of the pandemic this england to the sky, which focused on a range of sectors including the government of Boris Johnson and the government of Jack Thorne Help for Channel 4, which focused on care homes.

Produced in association with Northern Ireland Screen and filmed several months ago in Belfast, breathtaking Brian J. produced by Falconer (dairy girls) and executive produced by the writing trio. ITV Studios is an in-association producer and international distributor.