Mary Queen Of Scots director Josie Rourke will helm This Nan’s Life, an origin story about British comedian Catherine Tate’s television character Nan.
The feature film will explore the origins of the profanity-spewing pensioner Joannie “Nan” Taylor, played by Tate, who first appeared in BBC sketch series The Catherine Tate Show,.
The sketch series continued for three series between 2004 and 2006, and it was nominated for six BAFTA Awards, two British Comedy Awards and an Emmy Award. It spawned several spin-offs based on the Nan character. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN