Thursday, November 11, 2021

Amazon and ITV Partner for Drama 'Riches' Starring Deborah Ayorinde and Hugh Quarshie

Amazon and ITV have today partnered on the original drama series Riches starring Deborah Ayorinde and Hugh Quarshie. Production on the 6-episode season has begun in London for a 2022 premiere.

Highly intelligent with an undeniably ruthless streak, Stephen Richards (Quarshie) is one of the UK's most successful Black businessmen. When he suffers a sudden medical emergency, his family's world comes crashing down. As his life hangs in the balance, his different sets of children are about to collide. With secrets and lies rising to the surface and the Richards empire at stake, it's going to be a complicated family reunion.

In addition to Ayorinde and Quarshie, the drama will star Sarah Niles, Brendan Coyle, Hermione Norris, Adeyinka Akinrinade, Ola Orebiyi, C.J. Beckford, Nneka Okoye and Emmanuel Imani.

Abby Ajayi created the drama. She will executive produce with Nadine Marsh-Edwards, Amanda Jenks, Alison Owen and Alison Carpenter. Amazon Studios, Greenacre Films and Monumental Television will produce.