Dominic Savage

Lesley Manville joins Dominic Savage’s anthology series I Am

Letitia Wright, Suranne Jones and Lesley Manville (Credit: Channel 4)

The three-part series includes I Am MariaI Am Victoria and I Am Danielle, with Savage collaborating with the lead actors to create stories with personal resonance and improvised dialogue. 

Manville stars in I Am Maria, which uncovers the cracks that can appear in long-term relationships and the dilemma of being at a crossroads in life and navigating the opportunities and doubt that can bring. 

Letitia Wright joins cast of anthology series I Am

(credit: Channel 4)

Each episode of the three-part series has been written and developed in a collaboration between Wright and Dominic Savage, with improvised dialogue offering a thought-provoking exploration of contemporary female experiences.

Letitia Wright leads I Am Danielle, which also features CJ Beckford (The Trial of Christine Keeler) and Sophia Brown (Giri/Haji).

Wright commented: “Collaborating with Dominic Savage has been an amazing experience. His unique and sensitive style of directing has stretched me as an artist.

Suranne Jones to star in Dominic Savage’s anthology series I Am

Each episode will be written and developed by Dominic Savage, in collaboration with the lead actor of the episode, which will have a personal connection to them.

The series will explore mental health, relationships and trust, through a contemporary female lens.

Produced by Me + You Productions, Suranne Jones and Ashley Walters have been confirmed to star in I Am Victoria, with further casting to be announced.