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There's going to be a TV drama about Brexit

Will EU be watching it?

Published: Friday, 2nd December 2016 at 9:03 am

Not heard enough about Brexit on every news bulletin in the past few months? Good news: it’s being made into a TV drama.


James Graham – the writer behind the critically acclaimed political play This House – is penning a TV drama about the EU referendum that took place on 23rd June this year.

Don’t worry though, you won’t have to relive the Boris/Gove infighting – the drama will "specifically tackle what happened" running up to the vote.

Graham said: "I think [Brexit] is going to be the main occupying idea in all writers' heads for the next five or 10 years."

"That doesn't mean necessarily writing a dramatic re-enactment of referendum night," he told BBC News. "I think it just means the new mood we're living in, which is very different, a bit scary, very divisive, very angry, very confused."

Graham’s previous TV dramas include a play set in a polling station, The Vote, which aired on More4 on the night of the 2015 general election.


The playwright has also tackled Brexit before, penning the short play A Strong Exit earlier this year.


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