Ilan Eshkeri Scoring BBC’s ‘Informer’

Posted: August 13, 2018 by filmmusicreporter in TV Scoring Assignments
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Ilan Eshkeri is composing the original music for the upcoming BBC series Informer. The show is written by Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani, directed by Jonny Campbell (The Last Post, The Casual Vacancy) and stars Paddy Considine, Bel Powley, Nabhaan Rizwan, Jessica Raine, Sharon D. Clarke, Sunetra Sarker and Roger Jean Nsengiyumva. The 6-part thriller centers on a a young, second generation Pakistani man from East London who is coerced by a Counter-Terrorism officer to go undercover and inform for him. Nicolas Brown (Ladies in Lavender), Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall, The Road to Perdition) and Julie Pastor are producing the project for Neal Street Productions. Informer is set to premiere this fall in the UK on BBC One and will debut in the U.S. later on Amazon Prime.

Also coming up for Eshkeri (Layer Cake, Stardust, Still Alice) is the Ralph Fiennes-directed The White Crow, which has just been picked up by Sony Pictures Classics for domestic distribution.