‘Flight 103’, an upcoming production under Carnival Film & Television is set to be filmed at Glasgow, Scotland and has a plot that is sure to peak your interests. Centered around a father who loses his daughter in a terrorist attack, the series will follow how Jim Swire goes to extreme lengths to find the people behind the attack and acquire justice. Carnival Film & Television is a British production company who are known for a number of works such as, ‘Downton Abbey’ the film that premiered in 2019, ‘The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die’ which is a sequel to the TV series, ‘Enid’ which was directed by James Hawes, ‘Firelight’ which premiered in 1997, ‘Page Eight’ which was directed by David Hare and more. For the upcoming series, Carnival Film & Television will be teaming up with Hell’s Kitchen Films, Sky Studios and Universal Content Productions.
Otto Bathurst will be directing the upcoming series which will potentially commence its filming in early 2024. Otto Bathurst is an Award-winning artist with several works to his name such as ‘Robin Hood’ which premiered in 2018 and starred Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx and Jamie Dornan, ‘Return of the Goat II: New World Order’ which premiered in 2021 and more. Naomi Sheridan will be joining the crew for ‘Flight 103’ as its writer. Naomi Sheridan is another known artist whose works include, ‘In America’ which premiered in 2002 and ‘We Have Each Other’ a short which premiered in 2016. Additionally, Kirsten Sheridan will joining her sister in composing the screenplay for the upcoming series alongside their father Jim Sheridan whilst also serving as its co- producers. Other producers for the series include Nigel Marchant, Gareth Neame, Samantha Hoyle, Oskar Slingerland, Pam Roberts and Brian Kaczyński.
Plot for ‘Flight 103’
‘Flight 103′ commences by showcasing Christmas season in 1988 when Jim Swire’s daughter Flora is murdered, along with 269 others by terrorists who blow Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie. Jim, finds himself consumed by the need to know the truth behind the killing of his daughter. His pursuit of the guilty leads him to the political and media world stage. When two Libyans are accused of the crime, he approaches Colonel Gaddafi in an attempt to persuade him to give the suspects up for trial under Scottish law. Soon Jim finds himself suspecting the Libyans’ statements and in the integrity of both his government and its justice system as the trial reveals that there is more to the case than what appears to be. Ultimately, Jim takes matters into his own hands to find justice against the man accused of killing. The rest of the series will follow Jim’s quest and the consequences he meets with on the way.