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Gothic romance, ‘Jamaica Inn; coming to BBC One.

The BBC has commissioned ‘Jamaica Inn,’ a new 3 x 60 adaptation by Emma Frost (The White Queen, Shameless) of the classic Daphne du Maurier novel.

Made by Origin Pictures for BBC One, the series is set in 1820 against the foreboding backdrop of windswept Cornish moors, this highly charged, gothic romance follows young Mary Yellan as she becomes entangled in a dangerous criminal world ridden with smuggling and murder, testing her resolve and morality to the very core.

The executive producers for Origin Pictures are David Thompson, Ed Rubin and Hilary Heath. The BBC executive producers are Sarah Stack and Stephen Wright.