Sex And The City star Cynthia Nixon will star in a new drama series about writer Quentin Crisp.
The actress will play Crisp's close friend, performance artist Penny Arcade, in An Englishman in New York.
It is a follow-up to The Naked Civil Servant, and British actor John Hurt will reprise his role as Crisp.
American ­actor Denis O'Hare, who plays Rob Lowe's manager in the series Brothers and Sisters, will play a magazine editor.
The drama will screen on U.K. channel ITV1 next year.