Minnow Films

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Shamed 2017
Minnow Films for BBC Two   1 x 60 minutes
Minnow Films for Channel 4

In this timely single drama a 27-year-old woman exacts revenge for her teenage self. Aged seventeen Sarah Ivy was a happy, carefree teenager with a world of opportunity before her, fast forward ten years and she has two men kidnapped and held in a room.

Written and directed by Anthony Philipson, this thriller centres around Sarah Ivy, played by Faye Marsay (Game of Thrones, Black Mirror).

Now with the help of James, Sarah’s brother, she manages to kidnap the two men that changed her life. The first is Nathan Bowyar, played by Nick Blood (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Babylon), who is looking forward to his stag do and wedding day. The second is Mani Yalla, who joins Nathan in Sarah's man-made prison cell. Neither of them believes they know Sarah, or what she would want with them, but Sarah knows. What happened to her? What has led her to this? And what will be the fate of Nathan and Mani?

As the plot progresses the connection between Nathan, Mani and Sarah reveals itself. The role social media has played in their lives becomes clear; it has been used to shame each one of them.

“A hauntingly good hour of drama”
The Express 

“A Chilling thriller for our
internet obsessed times”
The Telegraph


Written and Directed by
Anthony Philipson 
Rachel Wardlow 
Executive Producer
Colin Barr 
Film Editor
Ben Brown 
Director of Photography
Catherine Derry 
Richard Spiller 
Casting Director
Jule Harkin 
1st Assistant Director
Howard Arundel
Costume Designer
Mimi Milburn-Foster
Make-up Designer
Lisa Cartlidge
Production Manager
Jessica Ostler