The book to film department is headed up by Emily Hayward Whitlock. We represent the film and TV rights for a leading number of literary agencies and publishers including Serpents Tail, Janklow and Nesbit, Sophie Hicks Agency, Caroline Sheldon, UTA, The Bent Agency, LBA, Rogers Coleridge and White, Johnson & Alcock, Profile Books, Nosy Crow and Unbound Books to name a few.
Recent deals include PURE by Rose Bretecher to Channel 4/Drama Republic, SOLDIER SPY by Tom Marcus to Kudos, THE SIN EATER'S DAUGHTER by Melinda Salisbury to Little Island Pictures, EROTIC STORIES FOR PUNJABI WIDOWS by Balli Kaur Jaswal to Film Four/ Scott Free. Other deals we’ve negotiated are the sale of the film rights to H IS FOR HAWK to Plan B, VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS to Alaska Productions for a Channel 4 three parter, THE MISTRESS CONTRACT, the highest grossing show ever at The Royal Court and Mary Beard’s POMPEII and ROME series for BBC.
We represent books on a case by case basis from literary fiction and non-fiction to YA and children’s. We are also interested in life rights and have an amazing resource of acting talent at the agency to draw upon.