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Online Webinar, via Zoom

The Marlow Murder Club: Q&A with the Team Behind the Series

WFTV members are invited to this online panel discussion for upcoming Drama and UKTV series, The Marlow Murder Club. The panel will include actor Cara Hogan, executive producers Alison Carpenter and Debra Hayward, and Head of Drama at UKTV, Helen Perry. The Q&A will be moderated by Emma Bullimore.

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The Marlow Murder Club: Q&A with the Team Behind the Series
The Marlow Murder Club: Q&A with the Team Behind the Series

Time & Location

29 Feb 2024, 18:30 – 19:30 GMT

Online Webinar, via Zoom

About the Event

WFTV members are invited to this online panel discussion for upcoming Drama and UKTV Play series, The Marlow Murder Club. The panel will include actor Cara Hogan, executive producers Alison Carpenter and Debra Hayward, and Head of Drama at UKTV, Helen Perry. The Q&A will be moderated by Emma Bullimore

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

A preview screener link to Episode 1 will be shared in your registration email upon signing up to the event. The series will air in early March on Drama and UKTV Play. 

Event Schedule

18:25: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:30: In conversation with actor Cara Hogan, executive producers Alison Carpenter and Debra Hayward, and Head of Drama at UKTV, Helen Perry.

19:15: Audience Q&A

19:30: Finish

Cara Hogan, Actor

Cara Horgan has a long CV across film, television, and theatre. Alongside starring as Becks Starling in UKTV’s first original drama The Marlow Murder Club, Cara will also soon be seen in Hulu’s new series, Black Cake, which is based on The New York Times-bestselling book by Charmaine Wilkerson. On television, Cara’s other recent credits include Netflix’s The Sandman, Alex Rider and Flack, both for Amazon, Channel 4’s Traitor and the Ron Howard produced Genius for NatGeo. ​

On the big screen, Cara appeared in Armando Iannucci’s Death of Stalin. She starred alongside Jason Isaacs, Simon Russell Beale, and Paddy Considine. Her other film credits include My Week With Marilyn with Eddie Redmayne and Michelle Williams, Sebastián Lelio’s Disobedience, alongside Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz, and The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas. ​

On stage Cara has starred in Cellmates at the Hampstead Theatre, The Mother directed by Laurence Boswell, Katie Mitchell’s Pains of Youth at the National Theatre and Hedda, directed by Carrie Cracknell. ​

Alison Carpenter, Executive Producer

Alison joined Monumental in 2015 to run the television department, and since then has Executive Produced all Monumental productions, including three series of Harlots for Hulu, ITV and Starz, five series of the hit comedy Ghosts for BBC One, Murder In Provence for Britbox, Mrs Sidhu Investigates for Acorn, and The Marlow Murder Club for UKTV/PBS. She is also an Executive Producer on the US version of Ghosts, currently in its second season for CBS, and on Riches for ITVX. In addition, Alison oversees Monumental’s slate of dramas and comedies, developing and financing shows for the UK and international market.    Prior to joining Monumental, Alison was at Working Title, where she helped to set up the television department. In her five years there she worked on productions including Birdsong and The Borrowers, and Executive Produced three series of Yonderland for Sky. She previously freelanced in radio and TV comedy, including producing Banter and Political Animal for BBC Radio.

Alison started her career at Avalon Management Group, first in the Management department, then running Avalon Promotions, booking and producing live comedy and theatre, including Grumpy Old Women Live and working on the West End transfer of Jerry Springer – The Opera.

Debra Hayward, Executive Producer

Debra Hayward is an Oscar nominated, Golden-Globe winning producer of film and television.   Hayward is currently in post-production on Focus Features' Back To Black, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and starring Marisa Abela as Amy Winehouse, Jack O'Connell, Lesley Manville and Eddie Marsan. She also produced Sister's Good Grief for Netflix, Dan Levy's feature directing debut, starring Dan Levy, Ruth Negga, Himesh Patel and Luke Evans. Previous film credits include Cats directed by Tom Hooper, How To Build A Girl starring Beanie Feldstein and Emma Thompson, BAFTA nominated Mary Queen Of Scots starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie and Box office smash Bridget Jones's Baby. Hayward also produced Les Miserables, starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. Prior to founding Monumental Pictures, Hayward was President of Production at Working Title Films, where she oversaw the company's film slate, executive producing on titles such as Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Frost/Nixon, Nanny Mcphee, BAFTA award winning Atonement, Green Zone, Bridget Jones' Diary, United 93, Pride And Prejudice, Elizabeth and award-winning documentary Senna.   Hayward is executive producer of Ghosts, the smash-hit comedy series for BBC1, with the US version of the show about to enter its third season on CBS, and becoming the highest rating comedy in 2022. She is the executive producer on ITV drama series Maryland, starring Suranne Jones and Eve Best and Mrs Sidhu Investigates for AMC/ Acorn, starring Meera Syal. She is executive producer on Sanctuary: A Witch's Tale starring Elaine Cassidy for AMC/Sundance Now, and is currently in post-production on The Marlow Murder Club for UKTV/PBS, written by Death In Paradise creator Robert Thorogood. Previously, Hayward served as executive producer on crime series Murder In Provence, starring Roger Allam and Nancy Carroll for ITV, three seasons of the critically acclaimed series Harlots for Hulu and ITV, starring Samantha Morton and Lesley Manville, Anne With An E for Netflix, and Shekhar Kapur’s Will for TNT.

Helen Perry, Head of Drama at UKTV

Helen is UKTV’s Head of Drama and leads the multi-channel broadcaster's growing original drama slate. Prior to UKTV, Helen was a Commissioning Editor for Drama at ITV working with some of the country's biggest indies. At ITV Helen worked on original dramas such as Mr Bates vs The Post Office and Playing Nice, alongside returning series such as DI Ray, Professor T, The Bay and Grantchester. Before joining ITV Helen was an Assistant Commissioner for BBC Drama where she worked across both development and production for Drama Commissioning, and prior to that Helen was Script Executive at Bad Wolf on the acclaimed HBO/BBC drama Industry. Helen has also worked as a Development Producer for BBC Writersroom and she began her career as an award-winning audio drama producer/director creating original dramas for Radio 3, 4, 1Xtra, the World Service and BBC Sounds.

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. 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 admin@wftv.org.uk

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 admin@wftv.org.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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