ITV hires Arthur & George

Martin Clunes will star in a new three-part drama for UK network ITV.

ITV

ITV

Arthur & George sees Clunes play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the novelist and physician who created detective Sherlock Holmes, in a series that draws on several events in his life.

Based on Julian Barnes’ novel and produced by Buffalo Pictures, it is written by Ed Whitmore. 

It will go into production this autumn in London and Staffordshire.