Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner announced for new ITV drama

The actress will play a real-life jewel thief.

The actress will take on the role of real-life figure Joan Hannington

The 6 part ITVX series will chart her "meteoric rise" in the 1980s from thief to criminal mastermind

Turner said, “I’m so excited to be bringing Joan Hannington’s fascinating life story to screen in Joan.

She is one of the most notorious figures in the criminal underworld of London,

earning her the nickname 'The Godmother'.

Joan will air on ITVX

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