Session

AGENDA

In Conversation With: Jed Mercurio (Bodyguard, Line of Duty)

Monday, June 10, 2019
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Cascade

Join us for an exclusive conversation with BAFTA nominee Jed Mercurio, creator and showrunner of recent blockbuster dramas Bodyguard and Line of Duty. The prolific showrunner’s programming has been breaking records across the UK. The finale for BBC One’s Bodyguard became the UK’s most-watched episode of any drama series across all channels since current records began in 2002 last fall, and the season five premiere of Line of Duty was the most-watched program of 2019 across all channels when it bowed in March. Hear Mercurio discuss his work, his view on the industry and his future plans.

Moderating:


Peter White
International Co-Editor
Deadline Hollywood


Featuring:


Jed Mercurio
Showrunner
Bodyguard, Line of Duty

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