Deadline reported, Bryncoed Productions has acquired the TV rights of The County Guides To Murder by Ian Sansom with playwright Steve Thompson attached to pen the series.
Thompson’s credit include Sherlock, Jericho, Deep State and Doctor Who.
You can read the synopsis of the series below:
The County Guides are currently made up of four books, on pace for a projected 44 novels. Leading the action is the idiosyncratic Swanton Morley, aka the People’s Professor, who is compiling a series of guides of the counties of England. But mysterious murders keep getting in the way of his academic endeavors. The storylines weave together old-fashioned murder with a secret history of 1930s Britain and a cast of quirky, original characters.