The companies have set Picnic At Hanging Rock writer Beatrix Christian to adapt Jamila Gavin’s book.
The adaptation marks the first project unveiled by Three Tables, which was set up by group of UK drama producers and former September Films boss David Green last year.
The three London-based founders of the company are David Chikwe, who produced Cbbc’s Eve and BBC One drama Missing, Himesh Kar, exec producer of Benedict Cumberbatch-fronted doc Walk With Me and Jt Wong, producer of BBC kids’ show The Mysti Show. Green, who previously ran Dcd Media and directed a raft of film and TV including Phil Collins film Buster, is Chairman and based in La.
The Robber Baron’s Daughter, which was first published in 2008, is