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‘Poldark’s’ Aidan Turner, Ella Lily Hyland Lead #MeToo Tennis Drama ‘Fifteen-Love’ for Amazon Prime Video (EXCLUSIVE)

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Manori Ravindran International Editor“Poldark’s” Aidan Turner will star as a maverick coach guiding an up-and-coming tennis player (Ella Lily Hyland) to stardom in Amazon Prime Video’s new U.K.

drama “Fifteen-Love.”Created by Hania Elkington, “Fifteen-Love” explores the fictional story of Justine Pearce (Hyland), a young sports prodigy, who enjoyed a meteoric rise in the world of Grand Slam Tennis, aided by her coach Glenn Lapthorn (Turner), with whom she shared an intense rapport.Together they reached the semi-final of the French Open but Justine’s dream was cut brutally short by a devastating injury and the end of her professional career.

Five years on, now aged 22, Justine has a new life as a therapist at her old tennis academy Longwood, but when she makes an explosive allegation against her former coach, everyone is forced to reconsider what they thought they knew about Justine and Glenn’s past success.

Alongside Turner and Hyland, the show also stars Anna Chancellor (“The Crown”), Jessica Darrow (“Encanto”), Tom Varey (“Ridley Road”), Lorenzo Richelmy (“Marco Polo”), Manon Azem (“Your Honour”), Elizabeth Berrington (“The Nevers”), Amar Chadha-Patel (“Willow”), Steffan Rhodri (“House of Dragons”) and newcomers Maria Margarida Almeida and Harmony Rose-Bremner.The series is produced by ITV Studios-backed “Line of Duty” producer World Productions.As well as writing the show, Elkington also executive produces alongside Jake Lushington (“Vigil”) for World Productions.

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