From the small screen to the silver screen, with some of the biggest smash-hits of recent years - includingThe Handmaid’s Tale, Poldark, Game of Thrones and Arrival adapted from fiction, there’s little wonder why screenwriters are looking to their bookshelves for inspiration.

Here's a selection of our favourite literary TV and film adaptations, as well as a few that we can't wait to watch. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming soon . . .

Not one, but two Tim Winton novels are being adapted for the big screen: