Sunday, October 21, 2007


Naomie Harris and Anna Maxwell Martin are to star in Poppy Shakespeare, a darkly comic single drama for Channel 4. Based on the best-selling novel by Clare Allan, Poppy Shakespeare is a ninety minute dark comedy drama for Channel 4 from the producer of Film4’s Oscar winning film The Last King of Scotland, Charles Steel.

Poppy Shakespeare is a candid look at life from the perspective of a patient on the psychiatric ward of a North London day hospital.