“SHE is always chasing the dream in her head.
“Chasing a fairy tale throughout her whole life.”
Downton Abbey star Joanne Froggatt talking to me about her new screen role as Mary Ann Cotton in Dark Angel.
A 2 x 90 minute drama written by Gwyneth Hughes starting on ITV at 9pm next Monday (Oct 31).
Also coming to MASTERPIECE on PBS in 2017.
Telling the true story of the woman dubbed Britain’s first female serial killer.
With Alun Armstrong as Mary Ann’s father George and Jonas Armstrong as her lover Joe Nattrass.
Filmed in County Durham and Yorkshire, it is an extraordinary tale of a Victorian poisoner many may never have heard of.
I met up with Joanne during filming on location at Beamish Museum, where Mary Ann’s teapot now resides.
You can read my interview with her for ITV at the below link, along with my interviews with Alun and Jonas, plus producer Jake Lushington:
Also scroll down for more production photos.