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BBC interested in making drama based on Dominic Cummings locdkown scandal

Posted On: 2 Jun 2020   |   Posted By: Metro

BBC interested in making drama based on Dominic Cummings locdkown scandal

The BBC are interested in making a Dominic Cummings drama
The BBC are interested in making a drama based on the lockdown scandal surrounding Dominic Cummings .
The Prime Minister's chief advisor broke quarantine rules by travelling 260 miles to Durham with his family - including his wife, who had Covid-19 symptoms.
He also made a second 60-mile round trip to Barnard Castle on Easter Sunday to check he was fit to drive after suffering coronavirus-related eyesight problems.
And amid the furore, Piers Wenger, controller of BBC drama commissioning, has admitted the controversy could make for some seriously juicy dramatization.
He admitted writers are desperate to pitch The Road to Barnard Castle: the Dominic Cummings Story, especially as Benedict Cumberbatch has already played Cummings in Channel 4's Brexit: the Uncivil War.
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When asked by the Radio Times if the BBC would buy it, Piers said: ‘In the right hands,...

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