Nolly FIRST LOOK: Helena Bonham Carter stars as Crossroads star Noele Gordon in ... trends now

Nolly FIRST LOOK: Helena Bonham Carter stars as Crossroads star Noele Gordon in ... trends now
Nolly FIRST LOOK: Helena Bonham Carter stars as Crossroads star Noele Gordon in ... trends now

Nolly FIRST LOOK: Helena Bonham Carter stars as Crossroads star Noele Gordon in ... trends now

Helena Bonham Carter stars in the first-look trailer of her upcoming ITVX drama, Nolly, which is set to air in early 2023.

The actress, 56, plays the late Crossroads star Noele Gordon, who was axed without ceremony, warning or explanation at the height of the show's success in 1981.

In the preview, the moments immediately after her sacking are depicted - where she hilariously tells the press she was fired, despite being advised to say she 'resigned'

'Gentlemen, I have been sacked!' Helena Bonham Carter stars in the first-look trailer of her upcoming ITVX drama, Nolly, which is set to air in early 2023

'Gentlemen, I have been sacked!' Helena Bonham Carter stars in the first-look trailer of her upcoming ITVX drama, Nolly, which is set to air in early 2023

Before speaking to reporters, Noele is told, 'Now remember, you've resigned. This is fine, this was always your plan.

'You've handed in your resignation because you wanted to, the decision to resign is yours and yours alone.'

Yet, she shocks her right-hand man by defying his advice, telling journalists, 'Gentlemen, I have been sacked.' 

In-character: The actress, 56, plays the late Crossroads star Noele Gordon, who was axed without ceremony, warning or explanation at the height of the show's success in 1981

In-character: The actress, 56, plays the late Crossroads star Noele Gordon, who was axed without ceremony, warning or explanation at the height of the show's success in 1981

Action: In the preview, the moments immediately after her sacking are depicted - where she hilariously tells the press she was fired, despite being advised to say she 'resigned'

Action: In the preview, the moments immediately after her sacking are depicted - where she hilariously tells the press she was fired, despite being advised to say she 'resigned'

Advice: Before speaking to reporters, Noele is told, 'Now remember, you've resigned. This is fine, this was always your plan'

Advice: Before speaking to reporters, Noele is told, 'Now remember, you've resigned. This is fine, this was always your plan'

The BAFTA winner has already filmed the programme alongside Mark Gatiss, who plays the soap star's best pal Larry Grayson.

Gushing about her role, according to The Mirror, she said: 'When I read the script, it was like a gift. A dream. It's like meeting someone and falling in love.

'I watched Crossroads. So I knew Noele Gordon as a figure, but I hadn't really taken on board the sacking.'

Mark added that his part was 'a joy' to film. 

'It's like meeting someone and falling in love!' Helena recently gushed about her 'dream' role (pictured in November 2022)

'It's like meeting someone and falling in love!' Helena recently gushed about her 'dream' role (pictured in November 2022)

The three-part miniseries, penned by Russell T Davies, will explore the all-powerful reign and fall from grace of the inimitable Noele, who

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