Alison Hume to Script Singapore-set Historical Adventure ‘Mrs Raffles’
The adventures of Stamford Raffles, a British statesman and founder of modern Singapore, is to be told through the perspective of his wives in Mrs Raffles. The independently produced series has attached British writer Alison Hume (BBC’s Rocket Man, Tiger Aspect’s Summerhill) as lead writer and showrunner.
The project is an adaptation of Olivia & Sophia, a novel written by Singapore-based writer Rosie Milne. “The untold story of their extraordinary adventures in the early 1800s will immerse viewers in the exotic and diverse countries of Southeast Asia through a thrilling mix of character-driven fiction and factual historical events,” said production company 108 Media.
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