‘Broadchurch’s’ Sarah Parish Cast In ‘Bancroft’; Federation Ent. Sets COO; Britannia Awards Sets 2017 Date; WBITD Promotes Veteran Exec — Global Briefs

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ITV Encore has set the cast for its four-part thriller, Bancroft. Sarah Parish (Broadchurch) will star as the eponymous tortured detective with dark secrets in her past. Created and written by Kate Brooke (Mr Selfridge), Bancroft is the first commission from the ITVS drama label, Tall Story Pictures, founded by producers Francis Hopkinson and Catherine Oldfield. Also joining the cast are Faye Marsay (Game Of Thrones) and Linus Roache (Vikings). Hopkinson and Brooke are…