Michael Hirst Signs on to Write Endemol Shine’s ‘Ibis Trilogy’

Published on Dec 04, 2019

Michael Hirst Signs on to Write Endemol Shine’s ‘Ibis Trilogy’

Top screenwriter, Michael Hirst has been appointed to draft the screenplay for “The Ibis Trilogy” a series adaptation that depicts the lives of vividly-drawn characters against the backdrop of the narcotics trade between Britain, India and China and including the “Opium Wars.”

The move reunites Hirst with “Elizabeth” director Shekhar Kapur, who is set to direct the series for EndemolShine. The announcement was made Wednesday at Content London by Endemol Shine India’s Abhishek Rege.

The series is to be produced by Tiger Aspect with its newly appointed head of drama Lucy Bedford, as executive producer, in partnership with

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Author: Patrick Frater and Stewart Clarke