Harry Lowy (“Industry”), Jessica Bardon (“The End of the F *** ing World”) and Sophia Brown (“The Witcher: Blood Origin”) star in the modern love story of writer Jamie Davis “You and Me” . ”
Produced by Happy Prince, part of ITV Studiosand executive producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins (“A Very English Scandal”), Alexander Lamb (“We Hunt Together”) and Russell T. Davis (“It’s A Sin”) The three-part series began filming on the spot in Southeast London and the first outsiders were revealed. The premiere of the drama will be in the new, free streaming service of ITV ITVX in 2023 and switching to linear transmission later.
Lottie plays Ben, a young northerner in London who discovers that his life is changing forever when the catastrophe befalls the happiest day of his life. Bardon plays Emma, a rising theater star who hides a tragedy behind her success, and Brown plays Jess, a young woman whose life turns unexpectedly when she runs for a bus. The story is told in two separate timelines in the three episodes.
The cast also includes Julie Hesmondhalg (“Coronation Street”), Andy Osho (“Stay Close”), Jane Dee (“Crashing”) and Lily Newmark (“Sex Education”).
Lottie said: “It’s a real privilege to trust Ben’s story. You and Me is a brilliant, modern look at what it means to love. It’s about hope, heartache, and this tendency for life to move a little faster than you can handle. Working with Sofia, Jess and this great team is a joy – I can’t wait to share what we’ve done. “
Bardon said: “I feel so happy to work with so many talented and iconic people. The type of story we tell is what the British film and television industry does best, and I can’t wait for people to see the show. “
Brown added: “I’m excited to work with the brilliant Jess and Harry to help bring Jamie’s beautiful scripts to life. I fell in love with the characters so quickly – they made me laugh at every step, then made me cry. What makes the project so special is how quickly we capture the complexity of life – how delicate love, loss, friendship and parenthood are in today’s world. ”
Tom Vaughn (“Doctor Foster”) is a director and Michael Ray is a producer. ITV drama director Polly Hill will oversee the production of the series from the channel’s point of view. The series is co-produced and distributed by ITV Studios.