NEIL GAIMAN’S LIKELY STORIES

DRAMA. 4 X 30 MINUTES (2016)

A four-part TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s short stories. The series is directed by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard and features a host of British acting talent led by Tom Hughes, Johnny Vegas, George MacKay, Rita Tushingham and Kenneth Cranham. The four films are scored by Jarvis Cocker.

The four adaptations are Foreign Parts, a story of identity, the ghostly tales of Feeders & Eaters and Closing Time and the life-spanning story, Looking For The Girl, with the first three written by Kevin Lehane. The final story, Looking For The Girl, was adapted by the series directors, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard.

The series is produced by Sid Gentle Films for Sky Arts.

The project was announced in The Guardian on 29th October 2015. Read the full article here.

Launched at the BFI on 19th May 2016. First transmission: 26th May 2016.

Director: Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard
Music: Jarvis Cocker
Executive Producers: Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris, Neil Gaiman
Writer: Kevin Lehane (3 eps) and Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard (1 ep)

Sid Gentle Films
Sky Arts
Neil Gaiman
Jarvis Cocker
Kevin Lehane
Photos by Paul Heartfield