Theatre, Film and TV  |  May 31, 2018

Succession premieres on HBO

New comedy drama series Succession premieres on HBO on Sunday 3rd June. 

Featuring writing by Tony Roche, Georgia PritchettJon BrownAnna Jordan and Susan Stanton, Succession tracks the lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father begins to step back from his media and entertainment conglomerate.

Tony Roche was a co-executive producer as well as a writer on Succession. He is also a key member of the team responsible for the multi-award-winning comedy The Thick of It and its spin-off feature film, In The Loop which was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the Oscars.

Georgia Pritchett was also a co-executive producer and writer on Succession. She is also a writer and co-executive producer on the HBO multi Emmy-winning show Veep, now in its sixth series. 

Jon Brown was Supervising Producer and Writer on Succession. He is a BAFTA-winning scriptwriter for film and TV who's original comedy-drama series Loaded aired on Channel 4 in 2017. 

Susan Stanton wrote on Succession and is developing new work with Yale Repertory Theater, South Coast Rep, and Ensemble Studio Theater.

Anna Jordan also wrote on Successsion. In 2013 she won the Bruntwood Prize for her play Yen.

The trailer for Succession is available to watch here.

Reviews of Succession
“Performances to relish and dialogue to savor... there's ample entertainment in watching these thin-blooded titans self-destruct.” Hollywood Reporter

“Just below the surface of all the Machiavellian machinations and heartbreak and recriminations is a deep reservoir of satire.” NY Times