mark-bradshawMark Bradshaw has been hired to score the upcoming historical drama Testament of Youth. The film is directed by James Kent (The Thirteenth Tale, The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister) and stars Alicia Vikander, Kit Harrington, Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan, Dominic West, Emily Watson, Joanna Scanlan, Hayley Atwell, Jonathan Bailey, Alexandra Roach and Anna Chancellor. The BBC Films production is based on the autobiography of Vera Brittain and tells the story of the British writer and pacifist who postponed her studies at Oxford University during World War I to serve as a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse in London, Malta and France. Juliette Towhidi (Calendar Girls) has adapted the material for the screen. David Heyman (Gravity, Harry Potter series, I Am Legend) and Rosie Alison are producing the project for Heyday Films. Bradshaw has previously scored Jane Campion’s Bright Star starring Abbie Cornish & Ben Wishaw and the Golden Globe-nominated mini-series Top of the Lake starring Elizabeth Moss. Testament of Youth is expected to be released in 2015.