Rose Ayling-Ellis to star in new ITV drama

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Rose Ayling-EllisRose Ayling- Ellis is set to star in a new ITV drama called Code of Silence, produced by Mammoth Screen


The 6 x 60’ series is created and written by Catherine Moulton, who also executive produces alongside Tom Leggett and Damien Timmer for Mammoth Screen.

Ayling-Ellis plays Deaf catering worker, Alison Woods. She’s struggling to make ends meet, juggling two jobs, in a police canteen and a local bar, while also doing her best to support her deaf mum, Julie. When DC Ashleigh Francis calls on Alison to lip-read the conversations of some dangerous criminals, she is plunged into a new and exhilarating world. 

Ayling-Ellis said: “I am so thrilled to be coming on board for Code of Silence and to get to work with the incredible team at Mammoth Screen. When I first read Catherine Moulton’s script it was obvious that her first-hand experiences and understanding has enabled her to write a truly authentic character and I knew I had to be a part of this project. I am so delighted ITV are as excited as we are to bring this to life and I can’t wait to get to started!”

Writer Moulton added: “I am beyond excited to be working with Rose, ITV and Mammoth on Code of Silence. It’s a fantastic opportunity to combine my love of a tense, twisty thrillers with my experience of lip reading and hearing loss, and all in a show for ITV. I can’t imagine a more perfect Alison than Rose and I will do my best to make sure the story keeps audiences on the edge of their seats.”

From 18 May, Production Intelligence subscribers can find more on the planned filming schedule for Code of Silence and can follow the project for updates on key production personnel.  


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