Urban Myths: The Trial Of Joan Collins. Image shows from L to R: Joan Collins (Victoria Hamilton), Monty (David Walliams). Copyright: King Bert Productions.

Urban Myths: The Trial Of Joan Collins

Sky Arts comedy drama about Joan Collins. 1 episode in 2019. Stars Victoria Hamilton, Haydn Gwynne, David Walliams, Mark Heap and others.

Urban Myths: The Trial Of Joan Collins. Joan Collins (Victoria Hamilton). Copyright: King Bert Productions.

Urban Myths: The Trial Of Joan Collins

Comedy about the court clash between Joan Collins and her publisher, Random House

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2019
Channel
Sky Arts
Episodes
1
Starring
Victoria Hamilton, Haydn Gwynne, David Walliams, Mark Heap, Michael Brandon, Maggie Steed, Leo Wringer, Tom Hodgkins and others
Writers
David Walliams, Andrew Dawson, Steve Dawson and Tim Inman
Director
Elliot Hegarty
Producers
Joanna Hanley and Ben Worsfield

This story revolves around the trial where Joan Collins went head-to-head with publishers Random House in the mid-nineties.

The author and actor was paid a large advance for her novel, which the company claimed was unpublishable, leading to one of the most extraordinary - and glamourous - trials of the decade.

Production Details

Part of

Urban Myths

Production company
Also known as
  • Urban Myths: Joan Collins (Other official name)
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 1st May 2019 on Sky Arts at 9pm
Episode length
1 hour
Last repeat
Wednesday 8th May 2019 at 9:30pm