From Stephen Poliakoff, acclaimed writer-director of the Emmy Award-winning The Lost Prince, come two new dramas produced for the BBC.
Gideon's Daughter, winner of two Golden Globes and a Peabody Award, is a powerful narrative of ambition, loss and redemption.
As the century draws to a close, a new Labour government comes to power and leading PR guru Gideon Warner (Bill Nighy) finds himself feted by politicians, businessmen and starlets eager for his assured touch.
But as he reaches the pinnacle of his career, national grief at the death of Princess Diana becomes the emotional backdrop to Gideon's increasing sense of loss at the distance between himself and his daughter.
As his ambitions unravel, a chance encounter with the extraordinary Stella (Miranda Richardson) begins a relationship that might yet offer him a chance of salvation.
Friends & Crocodiles is an intoxicating story following the shifting balance of power between a visionary and hedonistic boss, Paul Reynolds (Damien Reynolds), and his secretary Lizzie (Jodhi May).
Against a backdrop of flamboyant parties, maverick business plans and the boom and bust of corporate Britain in the eighties and nineties, a magnetic relationship of success and failure, aspiration and antagonism is played out.