A huge domestic and international hit, the BBC and AMC six-part drama The Night Manager was adapted from John le Carré’s espionage novel by David Farr and guided to the screen by producer Rob Bullock, director Susanne Bier, and cinematographer Michael Snyman.

“When I read the initial scripts, I was immediately drawn to the huge ambition they portrayed,” Snyman recalls. “The images that were presenting themselves in my head were nothing short of spectacular. I knew this was a journey I had to be part of.”

Along with the attractive playing of stars Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston, one of the keys to the miniseries’ success lies in its creation of a world of glamour and wealth with a level of gripping paranoia normally associated with gritty genre thrillers.

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