Riding actor Paddy Considine is to star in an adaptation of Kate
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher for ITV1.
two-hour drama is being made by Hat Trick Productions and adapted by
Neil McKay, whose credits include Mo and See No Evil - The Moors
in 1860, the true story tells of the investigation into the murder of
three-year-old Saville Kent.
Suspicions of Mr Whicher will film on location around London in October.
is being directed by James Hawes and the executive producer for Hat
Trick Productions is Mark Redhead.
Redhead said: “This a very modern story. It gripped the country in the
way that the case of
Madeleine McCann has done in our day.
It became an obsession for the press and was even debated in the House
of Commons. Perhaps for the first time, the Rode Hill House murder
exposed the darkness that lay behind the solid front door of the
respectable English home. As a story it is riveting but also deeply
production was commissioned by ITV director of drama commissioning Laura
Mackie and controller of drama commissioning Sally Haynes.