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Mon, 11 Dec


Online Webinar, via Zoom

Boat Story: Q&A with Daisy Haggard, Joanna Scanlan & Sarah Hammond

WFTV members are invited to this online panel discussion for the upcoming series Boat Story, produced by Two Brothers Pictures. The panel will include actors Daisy Haggard and Joanna Scanlan, along with executive producer Sarah Hammond.

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Boat Story: Q&A with Daisy Haggard, Joanna Scanlan & Sarah Hammond
Boat Story: Q&A with Daisy Haggard, Joanna Scanlan & Sarah Hammond

Time & Location

11 Dec 2023, 18:30 – 19:30 GMT

Online Webinar, via Zoom

About the Event

WFTV members are invited to this online panel discussion for the BBC series Boat Story, produced by Two Brothers Pictures.  The panel will include actors Daisy Haggard and Joanna Scanlan, along with executive producer Sarah Hammond.

There will be an opportunity to ask the panel questions during the last 15 minutes of the session.

When two strangers discover a haul of illegal drugs on a washed-up boat, luck soon turns to misfortune as they become the targets of a vengeful mob boss, his hitman and the police.

Boat Story will air on BBC One Sunday 19th November 9pm and will air Sunday and Mondays weekly. All episodes will be available on BBC iPlayer from 19th November.

Event Schedule

18:25: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:30: In conversation with Daisy Haggard, Joanna Scanlan and Sarah Hammond.

19:15: Audience Q&A

19:30: Finish

Daisy Haggard

Daisy Haggard is a BAFTA-nominated British actor and writer. With a fantastic career spanning over two decades, Daisy has been featured in multiple well-known productions and franchises across theatre, film, and television. She trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and has since dominated the stage and screen appearing in some of the most successful comedies and series of the last twenty years. As the creator of comedy-drama, Back to Life, Daisy co-wrote, featured and Executive Produced the series to critical acclaim. Since 2020, Daisy has also starred in Breedersalongside Martin Freeman, which saw her nominated for Best Female Comedy Performance at the 2021 BAFTA Awards. Daisy will next be seen and has just wrapped on Season 4 of Breeders.

Daisy has appeared in several television comedies including Episodesalongside Matt LeBlanc, Green Wing, and Uncle. Other on-screen credits include Psychoville, The Persuasionists, Parents, Hilda, Doctor Who, Ballot Monkeys, Ashes to Ashes, Sense & Sensibility, and Hang Ups. Her theatre credits include the title character in Becky Shaw (Almedia), Consent (Royal National), The Importance of Being Ernest (Theatre Royal), The UN Inspector (National), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Master & Margarita (Chichester Festival), The Dwarfs (National/Tricycle), and Shop Floor (Union).

Joanna Scanlan

BAFTA award-winning actress Joanna Scanlan is one of Britain’s most versatile talents, seamlessly moving from comedy to drama in both television and feature films. Joanna was brought up in North Wales, and studied History and Law at Cambridge University, where she joined The Footlights. After Cambridge, Joanna lectured Performing Arts at Leicester Polytechnic/De Montfort University and worked at the Arts Council of Great Britain.    Joanna’s film credits include After Love, which she won Lead Actress for both BAFTA and BIFA, Notes on a Scandal, Bridget Jones’s Baby, Girl with a Pearl Earring, How To Build a Girl, and How To Talk To Girls At Parties. Joanna is known for appearing in some of the best television series including No Offence, Gentleman Jack, Requiem, The Thick of It, Little Britain, and Rev. She also co-wrote and starred in Getting On and Puppy Love. On stage, Joanna has appeared in Cloud 9 (Almeida Theatre), Vernon God, Little (The Young Vic), and Polly Teale’s Madame Bovary (Oxford Playhouse).

Sarah Hammond

Sarah is an Emmy, PGA and Golden Globe award winning television producer. Since joining Two Brothers in 2014, Sarah has produced numerous programs for the UK and US market including the multi-award winning Fleaabag which won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards in 2019, including Best Comedy Series. Sarah developed and Exec Produced two series of the International EMMY nominated Back To Life written by and starring Daisy Haggard for the BBC and Showtime, EP’d Angela Black for ITV and Spectrum; and will serve as EP on the forthcoming Boat Story and the second season of smash hit drama series The Tourist, both for the BBC. Sarah is currently running projects in active development for Hulu, Amazon, Peacock, Showtime, C4, BBC among others.

Before starting at Two Brothers, Sarah worked with theatre producer Sonia Friedman, assisting her on SFP’s West End and Broadway shows including Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, The Book Of Mormon, Jerusalem, Old Times, among others.

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Attending participants will not be visible to others and will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask their questions to the panel by using the Q&A feature.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr , please click here or email

At WFTV, we want our events to be accessible for everyone. If you have any access requirements, please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


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