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A Maisie Dobbs Announcement…

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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TELEVISION AND PUBLISHING DEALS ANNOUNCED FOR BESTSELLING SLEUTH MAISIE DOBBS

SLAM TV has acquired the option to develop a TV series based on the Maisie Dobbs historical mysteries by award-winning New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear. SLAM TV is a new UK-based production company headed by actors Stephen Mangan (Episodes) and Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead).

“We are hugely excited to be working with Jacqueline Winspear,” said Mangan. “There has never been a female character like Maisie Dobbs in period drama; she has huge appeal for a modern television audience and the potential to be a truly iconic screen figure. We can’t wait to get started on these wonderful stories.”

Psychologist/Investigator Maisie Dobbs, whose adventures have taken readers from the battlefields of the Great War to the chaos of 1937 Spain has featured in eleven books by Winspear, the latest, A Dangerous Place, published in the UK in April 2015 was an instant New York Times bestseller. “An outstanding historical series … a heroine to cherish.” The New York Times Book Review. Allison & Busby Ltd publish nine of the Maisie Dobbs novels in the UK. Amy Rennert of The Amy Rennert Agency represented Jacqueline Winspear in the deal.


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