Two Hollywood actors have signed up to star in The Lost Prince writer/director Stephen Poliakoff’s first TV drama series for the BBC.

Chiwetel Ejofor (Children of Men, The Shadow Line) and Matthew Goode (Watchmen, A Single Man) will lead the ensemble cast in Dancing on the Edge. The series will also feature Jacqueline Bisset (The Deep), Janet Montgomery (Black Swan) and Joanna Vanderham (The Runaway).

<>Dancing on the Edge is a five-part drama set in the early 1930s and follows a band of black jazz musicians as they find fame in London’s upper class society. However, when a suspected murder takes place, suspicions fall on the band.

Filming will take place in London and Birmingham during a 16-week shoot and the series is due to air on UK pubcaster BBC2 next year. It was commissioned by Ben Stephenson, BBC controller of drama commissioning, and Janice Hadlow, BBC2 controller.

Source: C21Media

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