Irwin Mitchell advised Saffron Cherry Productions with a team including Laura Harper (Picture – Corporate M&A).
Commissioned for Channel 5 and Acorn TV, the six-part murder mystery is written by Sally Lindsay and Sue Vincent.
The series will premiere on Saturday 16 October at 9pm on Channel 5 and stream on Acorn TV in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Portugal and Spain.
The Madame Blanc Mysteries follows Jean White (played by Sally Lindsay), a renowned and respected antiques dealer, running a successful business in leafy Cheshire with her husband, Rory.
The opening episode begins as Jean learns that Rory has suddenly died, leaving her nearly penniless. Jean relocates to their one remaining asset – a cottage in French antiques hub Saint Victoire – and begins investigating Rory’s mysterious death.
The cast includes British sitcom legends Robin Asquith and Sue Holderness, along with Alex Gaumond and comedian and star of Phoenix Nights, Steve Edge.
Laura Harper (Picture), partner at Irwin Mitchell and national media and entertainment sector, led on the deal.
Involved fees earner: Laura Harper – Irwin Mitchell;
Law Firms: Irwin Mitchell;
Clients: Saffron Cherry Productions ;