ITV shares preview trailer of new Sophie Turner drama ‘Joan’

ITV has shared a preview trailer and official images for their new six-part drama Joan, starring Games of Thrones’ Sophie Turner as real-life jewel thief Joan Hannington and Frank Dillane (The Essex Serpent) as Boisie Hannington.

What is it about?

The film tells the story of Joan Hannington who became a notorious figure in the London criminal underworld in the 1980s. It charts her life from her violent, difficult childhood, to becoming a young mother and housewife, then a petty offender, and eventually a diamond thief, earning the nickname ‘The Godmother.’

The story of the UK’s most notorious jewel thief is based on her memoirs, with scripts by Anna Symon, who wrote Mrs WilsonIndian Summers, and The Essex Serpent.

Who is in the cast?

Joining Turner are Frank Dillane (The Essex Serpent) as Boisie, a London antique dealer, and Kirsty J. Curtis (Harlots) as Joan’s older sister Nancy, with Gershwyn Eustache Jnr (Top Boy) as Albie, an old acquaintance of Boisie who’s made a new life in Spain with his wife Val, played by Laura Aikman (The Split).

The supporting cast include The cast  Nick Blood (Safe), Jack Greenlees (Strike), Alex Blake (The Crown), Caroline Faber (Grantchester), and Dorothy Atkinson (Stonehouse).

Watch the trailer here shared by ITV on X:

When can we watch it?

Joan will premiere on ITV1 and streaming service ITVX in September, while in the US it will be available to watch on The CW.