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THE CHILD IN TIME by Ian McEwan to be adapted for television by Stephen Butchard

We are excited to announce that Stephen Butchard’s adaptation of Ian McEwan’s THE CHILD IN TIME will star Benedict Cumberbatch for BBC One.

In their first television commission, Pinewood Television and SunnyMarch TV will produce The Child In Time for BBC ONE, co-produced by MASTERPIECE. Adapted by Stephen Butchard (Five Daughters, The Last Kingdom) from Ian McEwan’s Whitbread Prize winning novel, and directed by Julian Farino (Marvellous, Entourage), The Child In Time is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss and the power of things unseen.

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Parade’s End) will star as Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children’s books, who is confronted with the unthinkable: the loss of his child.