Vicky McClure, Gemma Chan and Samantha Morton to star in trio of “emotionally raw” TV films

The stars have co-written three new Channel 4 dramas with director Dominic Savage

Vicky McClure, C4 press, BD

Vicky McClure, Gemma Chan and Samantha Morton have each co-written one of an anthology of three new Channel 4 films with an “emotionally raw” edge.

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The trio have co-authored their films with Dominic Savage writer of the recent Gemma Arterton movie The Escape, who will also direct them.

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Vicky McClure (Channel 4)

Due to air next year, the as-yet-untitled films “explore the experience of three women in moments that are emotionally raw, thought-provoking and utterly personal” according to Channel 4, with “themes including relationships, identity and empowerment”.

Series producer Krishnendu Majumdar said: “Dominic Savage’s work always speaks to the most contemporary and urgent of questions, taking a scalpel to modern life.”

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Dominic Savage’s trilogy of films will air on Channel 4 in 2019