Bad Wolf Options THE NO-SHOW by Beth O’ Leary
Cardiff based Bad Wolf Productions – the international drama production company behind His Dark Materials, Industry, A Discovery of Witches and the forthcoming regeneration of Doctor Who for 2023 - have optioned the dramatic rights in Beth O’Leary’s bestselling novel THE NO-SHOW from Sheila David of Darley Anderson Literary, TV & Film Agency.
In THE NO-SHOW, three women who seemingly have nothing in common find that they’re involved with the same man, with each of them being stood up on Valentine’s Day by the elusive Joseph Carter. O’Leary’s fourth Sunday Times bestselling novel, THE NO-SHOW is a joyful yet heartbreaking story about dating, and waiting, and the ways love can find us.
O’Leary’s books have been translated into over 30 languages and THE FLATSHARE has sold over a million copies globally. In the UK & Ireland, O’Leary’s novels have sold over 1.5 million copies. Each one has hit the Sunday Times bestseller lists in both hardback and paperback, and her debut, THE FLATSHARE, is currently in post-production with Paramount +.
Beth O'Leary storms the top 10 again!
Bestseller or Bethseller?
Beth O'Leary's new hardback release The No-Show went straight into the Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller list this weekend. Congratulations Beth on hitting this milestone with every one of your releases, what an incredible achievement!
The Flatshare is a Top 10 Bestseller!
The most anticipated uplifting debut of 2019 has gone straight into the Top Ten on the UK bestsellers!
The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary went straight in at No.8.
It's been called "Sleepless in Seattle for the 21st century" by the Sunday Express.
Congratulations to Beth!
Debut breaks records at the Agency
Beth O’Leary’s debut title, The Flatshare, has scored an impressive amount of translation rights deals in recent months after being a smash-hit at Frankfurt Book Fair.
As well as auctions and pre-empts, she has broken Agency records in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Korea, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.
The Flatshare will be published in the UK by Quercus and US by Flatiron Books in 2019.
TV Adaptation of Beth O'Leary's The Flatshare
Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey) and Anthony Welsh (Hanna, Fleabag) have been announced as the leads of THE FLATSHARE, based on Beth O'Leary's 2018 novel and produced by 42 Productions. Beth O'Leary is a Sunday Times bestselling author whose books have been translated into over 30 languages.
Tiffany and Leon share a one room flat as one works days and the other, nights. They begin to leave notes for one another, and the pair find themselves drawn closer together...
The series will broadcast on Paramount+ in the UK later this year. Keep an eye out for more news!
The moment you've all been waiting for, Beth O'Leary is back with her brand new book, The Switch.
Leena is too young to feel stuck.
Eileen is too old to start over.
Maybe it's time for The Switch...
Ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, Leena escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some overdue rest.
Newly single and about to turn eighty, Eileen would like a second chance at love. But her tiny Yorkshire village doesn't offer many eligible gentlemen...
So Leena proposes a solution: a two-month swap. Eileen can live in London and look for love, and L Leena will look after everything in rural Yorkshire.
You can't help but fall in love with these two so grab your copy of The Switch now!
The Most Anticipated Debut of 2019: The Flatshare
We are so thrilled that the most anticipated debut of 2019 is published in hardback today!
The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary was the biggest title at Frankfurt Book Fair in 2017. It has now sold in 31 languages and has a TV series in the works.
It's the BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick this week and Waterstone Piccadilly have built a display of the flat that the lead characters Tiffy and Leon share. It will be available to view between 18th - 25th April.
Huge congratulations to Beth! And we can't wait for the world to love this book as much as we do.
Sensational Deal for Debut Novel
The Bookseller has named Tanera Simons UK sale of Beth O'Leary's debut novel The Flatshare as one of the Top Five Rights Deals of 2017.
Additional to this major UK deal, Tanera has also done a huge two book deal for Beth in the United Sates with St. Martin's Press. Foreign Rights have already been sold in 25 languages.
Congratulations to Beth and Tanera on this outstanding achievement.