Monday, September 7, 2015
First look at Jack Hollington as Leo in The Go-Between, a beautiful and haunting evocation of lost innocence and forbidden love, told over the long hot summer of 1900 which comes to BBC One on Sunday 20th September at 9:00pm
Spending his summer holiday with the Maudsley family, 13 year-old Leo soon finds himself captivated by the enchanting Marian Maudsley. As the heat of the summer intensifies, Leo becomes more and more embroiled in the forbidden romance between Marian and farmer Ted Burgess, until he sets in motion a chain of events that has devastating consequences on his young life.
Jack (represented by ARG), from Liverpool, appeared in the Christmas episode of Doctor Who in 2013, and has a number of stage roles under his belt including playing Nathan in The Full Monty in the West End. Last year he filmed his first feature film role in The Devil's Harvest. He'll also be seen next year playing Young Beowulf in the new ITV drama series Beowulf.
Joanna Vanderham and Ben Batt star as Marian and Ted, the star-crossed lovers, alongside Stephen Campbell Moore as Trimingham, Lesley Manville as Mrs Maudsley, with Jim Broadbent as the Older Leo and Vanessa Redgrave as the Older Marian.
Based on the classic novel, by LP Hartley, The Go-Between tells a timeless story about love, desire, duty and class at the beginning of the 20th century.
Adapted by Adrian Hodges, directed by BAFTA Award-winner Pete Travis it airs on Sundary 20th September at 9:00pm on BBC One.