Doing Money films in Belfast
Filming is underway in Belfast on Doing Money, a feature-length single drama for BBC Two.
The fact-based piece explores slavery in modern Britain as it follows Ana, a young Romanian woman who is snatched from a London street and trafficked to Ireland where she is used as a sex slave in a series of brothels.
Renegade Pictures – better known for factual and entertainment programmes such as Don’t Tell the Bride – is making the drama with Lynsey Miller directing from a script by Gwyneth Hughes. Mike Dormer produces.
Hughes said of the project when it was first announced: "I've been deeply affected by listening to Ana's unforgettable story. I've learned a lot from her - a lot I wish I didn't know - about the lives of women bought and sold into modern slavery.
"But I've also been moved by her courage, her humour and her will to survive. She is a true heroine."
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Photo via Free Images.com/Eva Schuster.
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