“IT’S not a challenge you could turn down. You’ve got half a novel.
“My wife calls me, ‘The man who’s finished off Dickens.’
“Which I think is unfair.”
The Mystery of Edwin Drood director Diarmuid Lawrence speaking at the British Film Institute in London last month.
Ahead of the two-part BBC2 adaptation at 9pm tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow.
STREET dreams are made of this.
Coronation Street: A Star Is Born is the highlight – for me – of BBC Four’s new autumn and winter 2010 season.
It was previously titled Florizel Street and may change its name again before we see it.
But whatever it ends up being called, my money is on this drama being a cracker.