Apple drama SLOW HORSES adapted from MICK HERRON’s Slough House series starts filming in London starring Gary Oldman.

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Also starring Kirsten Scott Thomas and Jack Lowden, SLOW HORSES, is a hefty new drama for Apple.

Gary Oldman stars as Jackson Lamb, a brilliant but exiled intelligence officer who ends up in M15’s ‘dumping ground’ department, due to career-ending mistakes.

See-Saw Films is making the drama, which has been adapted as a 12 x 60 episodes. The series is based on MICK HERRON’s books SLOW HORSES and DEAD LIONS.

SLOW HORSES was published in 2010, and was the start of the SLOUGH HOUSE spy series about M15 agents exiled from the mainstream. DEAD LIONS was the second of the 6 books in this series and won the Crime Writers’ Association Gold Dagger Award.