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Why did C.J. Sansom approve this moronic Disney+ Shardlake adaptation?

11 May 2024

9:00 AM

11 May 2024

9:00 AM

Shardlake

Disney+

Clarkson’s Farm

Amazon Prime

What would C.J. Sansom have made of the Disney+ version of his novel series about 16th-century crookback lawyer Matthew Shardlake? Sadly, because he died just a few days before its release, we’ll probably never hear the full story. But this comment from the show’s producer offers a hefty clue: ‘Chris [Sansom] has been enormously generous and he wants more people to read the books, and this is such a good way.

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