Drama Republic preps Us for summer shoot

David Nicholls An adaptation of David Nicholls’ 2014 novel, Us, is in pre-production at Drama Republic for BBC One. 

The book follows Douglas and Connie Petersen, a couple whose marriage is on the edge.

When they go on a tour of European cities, Douglas views it as a last-ditch attempt to win back his wife as well as a chance to repair the troubled relationship he has with his teenage son. 

Nick Payne has written the 4 x 60 drama; author Nicholls (pictured) is among the team of executive producers. 

Drama Republic is also in pre-production on LIFE, a story set in a large house in Manchester that comes from writer Mike Bartlett, who wrote two series of the hit drama Doctor Foster for the indie. 

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