NYB Alumnus Jessica Brown Findlay takes the lead in new BBC Drama

Jessica Brown Findlay danced with the NYB for 10 years in a wide variety of roles before appearing in popular BBC Drama Downton Abbey as Sybil.

We are now excited to hear that Jessica will be taking the lead in the new BBC adaptation of Jamaica Inn, by Daphne du Maurier, broadcast later this year.

Change is brewing: Jessica Brown Findlay, in 'Downton Abbey’, will play the heroine created by Daphne du Maurier

Change is brewing: Jessica Brown Findlay, in ‘Downton Abbey’, will play the heroine created by Daphne du Maurier [photo: The Telegraph]

Read about the new three-part adaptation HERE.

“NYB was my lifeline and world really for 10 years and despite not being a dancer anymore, I carry all the lessons I learnt with me still.” Jessica Brown Findlay