BBC to film series based on Sally Rooney's hit debut novel

Conversations with Friends will follow Rooney’s Normal People that will air in April The BBC has commissioned a 12-part series based on Sally Rooney’s hit debut novel Conversations with Friends in the hope that fans of the young Irish author will bring in younger audiences.The BBC is to show its forthcoming adaptation of Rooney’s second novel, Normal People, suggesting the corporation is already banking on the series being a hit when it is released by the online-only BBC Three service in April. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-25 10:19:05 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's Normal People tops UK book charts as readers fall for TV version

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