Burton & Taylor airs tonight on BBC4 at 9pm with Isabella Brazier Jones in the role of Maria Burton.
BBC AMERICA is co-produced this 90-minute film, starring Dominic West (The Hour, The Wire) and Helena Bonham Carter (Lone Ranger, The King’s Speech), as Hollywood’s most famous, volatile, on-again-off-again lovers, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. The drama follows their private and public relationship played out against their ill-fated appearance in a 1983 revival of Noel Coward‘s stage play, Private Lives.
Written by William Ivory (Made in Dagenham, Going for Gold), Burton and Taylor is a BBC Drama Production for BBC Four and co-produced by BBC AMERICA. The drama is distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide.Overview
Isabella Brazier-Jones is being named as one to watch as an original cast member alongside Keira Knightley, Elisabeth Moss and Ellen Burstyn in the acclaimed West End production of The Children's Hour.
Isabella recently appeared as Maria Burton on Burton and Taylor for BBC America alongside Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter.About Sainou
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Based in the heart of London's West End, Sainou represents a select list of actors including International industry award winners, household names and some of the finest, young British talent working in Film, Television, Theatre and Radio.
At Sainou we develop and nurture careers. Everyone is jointly represented by David Marsden and Paul Martin and we work as a close team.